Marta Figueiredo, PhD, science writer —

Marta holds a biology degree, a master’s in evolutionary and developmental biology, and a PhD in biomedical sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal. She was awarded a research scholarship and a PhD scholarship, and her research focused on the role of several signaling pathways in thymus and parathyroid glands embryonic development. She also previously worked as an assistant professor of an annual one-week embryology course at the University of Lisbon’s Faculty of Medicine.

Articles by Marta Figueiredo

Large-Scale Study Reinforces the Importance of Detecting, Preventing Heart Disease in Sarcoidosis

The number of hospitalizations of sarcoidosis’ patients in the U.S. has increased over the past decade with more than one-third showing heart-related disorders, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.  Moreover, sarcoidosis hospitalizations are more frequent in urban as compared with rural hospitals, blacks…