José Lopes, PhD, managing science editor —

José holds a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Porto, Portugal. After postdocs at Weill Connell Medicine and Western University, where he studied the processes driving hypertension and Alzheimer’s disease, he moved on in 2016 to a career in science writing and communication. José is the author of several peer-reviewed papers and a book chapter and has presented his research in numerous international meetings.

Articles by José Lopes

Silica Exposure Increases Risk of Sarcoidosis, Swedish Study Shows

Exposure to moderate to high levels of silica increases the risk of sarcoidosis and seropositive rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a new study of Swedish iron foundry workers shows. The study titled, “Risk of sarcoidosis and seropositive rheumatoid arthritis from occupational silica exposure in Swedish iron foundries: a retrospective cohort study,”…