Inês Martins holds a BSc in Cell and Molecular Biology from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and is currently finishing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at Universidade de Lisboa. Her work has been focused on blood vessels and their role in both hematopoiesis and cancer development.
A new imaging tool recently developed by researchers at the Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research at Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich may markedly improve our understanding of how brain lesions ... Read more
Researchers at the Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark, and colleagues reported in a recent study that patients with liver cirrhosis and epilepsy have a higher mortality rate because they have a greater risk ... Read more
Understanding how a patient’s brain is affected by epilepsy may be easier now that researchers at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) and colleagues have created a ... Read more
Researchers at the LSU Health New Orleans’ Neuroscience Center of Excellence and colleagues have delivered, using a mouse model, a hit to epilepsy. They found a pathway involved in the disorder and developed new ... Read more
Children with epilepsy who have efficient sleep have improved psychosocial function and quality of life, compared to those who have moderate to severe sleep problems. Such findings are reported in the ... Read more
Identifying the brain region that triggers seizures in epilepsy patients may become much easier, thanks to researchers at the University of Exeter and colleagues who developed a new mathematical method that ... Read more