Inês holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in blood vessel biology, blood stem cells, and cancer. Before that, she studied Cell and Molecular Biology at Universidade Nova de Lisboa and worked as a research fellow at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias and Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência.
Inês currently works as a Managing Science Editor, striving to deliver the latest scientific advances to patient communities in a clear and accurate manner.
Patient dosing has begun in a Phase 3 trial comparing JHL Biotech‘s proposed biosimilar of rituximab JHL1101 to the original medicine, Rituxan (rituximab), in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), the company announced. ... Read more
A preconditioning chemotherapy regimen given before CD30.CAR-T therapy — a CAR T-cell therapy directed at CD30-positive cancers — seems to improve heavily treated lymphoma patients’ responses to the treatment, a Phase ... Read more
Truxima (rituximab-abbs), a biosimilar to Rituxan (rituxumab), has similar safety and efficacy as the original product in patients with advanced follicular lymphoma after two years, results from a Phase ... Read more
More than two years after receiving treatment with Yescarta (axicabtagene ciloleucel), 51% of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients included in the ZUMA-1 Phase 1/2 clinical trial are still alive, and 39% ... Read more
A combination of Forty Seven‘s macrophage checkpoint inhibitor Hu5F9-G4 and Rituxan (rituximab) is safe and completely eliminated tumors in one-third of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients included in a Phase 1b trial. The ... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Truxima (rituximab-abbs), a biosimilar to Rituxan (rituximab), for three CD20-positive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma indications, Celltrion and Teva announced. The decision comes less than two months after the FDA’s Oncologic ... Read more
The European Commission approved the use of Poteligeo (mogamulizumab) for patients with mycosis fungoides or Sézary syndrome — the most common cutaneous T-cell lymphomas — who failed at least one prior systemic therapy. The approval ... Read more
A Phase 1 clinical trial, sponsored by TG Therapeutics, is recruiting patients with B-cell lymphoma or leukemia to study the company’s Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor, TG-1701. The study is enrolling ... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Seattle Genetics‘ application requesting that Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) be used in combination with chemotherapy as a first-line treatment for systemic anaplastic large ... Read more
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