Marta Figueiredo, PhD, managing science editor —

Marta holds a biology degree, a master’s in evolutionary and developmental biology, and a PhD in biomedical sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal. She was awarded a research scholarship and a PhD scholarship, and her research focused on the role of several signaling pathways in thymus and parathyroid glands embryonic development. She also previously worked as an assistant professor of an annual one-week embryology course at the University of Lisbon’s Faculty of Medicine.

Articles by Marta Figueiredo

New Trial Data Show ‘Promising’ Sustained Sutimlimab Effects

Sanofi’s investigational therapy sutimlimab safely and rapidly prevents red blood cell destruction (hemolysis), increases hemoglobin levels, and reduces fatigue in adults with primary cold agglutinin disease (CAD), according to full data from Part A of the Phase 3 CARDINAL study. These therapeutic benefits were associated with a fast and…

Bladder Cancer Linked to CAD in Rare Case

Researchers have reported a very rare case of cold agglutinin disease (CAD) associated with urothelial carcinoma, the most common type of bladder cancer, in an 86-year-old man. The acquired autoimmune disease has been associated with blood cancers, but cases of CAD secondary to solid tumors are rare. This case report…