Ana is a molecular biologist enthusiastic about innovation and communication. In her role as a science writer she wishes to bring the advances in medical science and technology closer to the public, particularly to those most in need of them. Ana holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she focused her research on molecular biology, epigenetics and infectious diseases.
Hearing loss in male patients with X-linked Alport syndrome (XLAS) is caused by sensorineural deafness that becomes worse with age. Also, the more serious the mutations carried by patients, ... Read more
Genetic testing, not hematuria (blood in urine), is the more accurate method to diagnose Alport syndrome and determine its mode of inheritance within a family, a review of eight related cases reports. ... Read more
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