Joana Carvalho, PhD, managing science editor —

Joana holds a bachelor’s in biology, a Master of Science in evolutionary and developmental biology, and a PhD in biomedical sciences from Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. Her work has been focused on the impact of non-canonical Wnt signaling in the collective behavior of endothelial cells — those that make up the lining of blood vessels — found in the umbilical cord of newborns. In addition to several research fellowships, she was awarded two Erasmus scholarships to conduct part of her studies in France.

Articles by Joana Carvalho

Adults Sought for Sarcoidosis Inflammation Study

The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research is urging adults with sarcoidosis to participate in a new study that will investigate how lymphocytes — one of the main types of immune cells found in the body — control inflammation and if this level of control is part of the reason…