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

Researchers Urge More Study on How Sarcoidosis, Psoriasis May Raise Risk of Other Conditions

More studies describing symptoms and disease severity in people with sarcoidosis and psoriasis are urgently needed to understand how the diseases may increase the risk of other medical conditions, a cross-sectional study says. “Examining the epidemiology of coincident psoriasis and sarcoidosis: An observational cross-sectional study,” was published in the…