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

Ide-cel Application Resubmitted to FDA With Requested Data

Bristol Myers Squibb and Bluebird Bio have resubmitted a biologics license application (BLA) with additional information requested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to consider the approval of idecabtagene vicleucel (ide-cel) for adults with hard-to-treat multiple myeloma. According to a press release, the BLA now includes further details on the…

Darzalex Triple Combo Approved in Europe for Myeloma Patients Ineligible for ASCT

The European Commission has approved Darzalex (daratumumab), in combination with Revlimid (lenalidomide) and dexamethasone, as a first-line treatment for adults with multiple myeloma who are ineligible for autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT). The decision was supported by the recent approval recommendation from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use, an…