Joana Carvalho, PhD, managing science editor —

Joana holds a bachelor’s in biology, a Master of Science in evolutionary and developmental biology, and a PhD in biomedical sciences from Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. Her work has been focused on the impact of non-canonical Wnt signaling in the collective behavior of endothelial cells — those that make up the lining of blood vessels — found in the umbilical cord of newborns. In addition to several research fellowships, she was awarded two Erasmus scholarships to conduct part of her studies in France.

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Ehlers-Danlos Society Receives Anonymous $1M Gift for Research

The Ehlers-Danlos Society has received an anonymous gift of $1 million to advance research in Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS), hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD), and related medical conditions. The generous gift has enabled the Ehlers-Danlos Society, in collaboration with The International Consortium on EDS and HSD,…