Margarida Maia, PhD, science writer —

Margarida is a biochemist (University of Porto, Portugal) with a PhD in biomedical sciences (VIB and KULeuven, Belgium). Her main interest is science communication. She is also passionate about design and the dialogue between art and science.

Articles by Margarida Maia

TOL2 tolerated well in preclinical study

TOL2, a medication being developed by Toleranzia for the treatment of myasthenia gravis (MG), was found to be well tolerated in a preclinical toxicology study, supporting the company’s decision to test it in humans. No side effects were observed when lab animals were given a dose of TOL2…

Top 10 myasthenia gravis stories of 2023

In 2023, Myasthenia Gravis News brought up-to-date coverage of the latest scientific research and developments in the treatment of myasthenia gravis (MG). Here are the 10 most-read news stories of 2023, along with a brief description of what made them relevant for our readers. We look forward to…

Vyvgart listed for reimbursement in China for adults with gMG

Vyvgart (efgartigimod alfa) has been listed on China’s 2023 National Reimbursement Drug List (NRDL) as a treatment for adults with generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) who test positive for self-reactive antibodies against the acetylcholine receptor (AChR) protein. Issued each year by China’s National Healthcare Security Administration (NHSA), the NRDL…