Inês Martins, PhD, managing science editor —

Inês holds a PhD in biomedical sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in blood vessel biology, blood stem cells, and cancer. Before that, she studied cell and molecular biology and worked as a research fellow at multiple institutes. In addition to several college awards, Inês won the Pfizer Basic Research Award in 2012 for a research paper. She also has a graduate degree in data science.

Articles by Inês Martins

Iceni Planning a Phase 2 Study of Cilengitide in Multiple Myeloma Patients

Iceni Pharmaceuticals, formerly known as Big DNA Ltd., announced plans to soon begin testing its lead product Cilcane (cilengitide) as a first-in-class treatment for multiple myeloma (MM). The company, working with Merck Serono, was previously evaluating cilengitide in late-stage clinical trials as a potential treatment for glioblastoma, a brain cancer. Cilengitide is…

BMS, AbbVie Announce EC Approval of Empliciti For Multiple Myeloma

Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Company and AbbVie have announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved Empliciti™ (elotuzumab) for the treatment of multiple myeloma in combination with Revlimid™ (lenalidomide) and dexamethasone for patients hho received prior therapy at least once. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration had already approved…