Ana Pena, PhD,  —

Ana is a biomedical scientist with a strong enthusiasm for communication and innovation. As a science writer she hopes to bring the latest medical advances closer to the public, particularly to those most in need of them. Ana holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in genetics, molecular biology, and infectious diseases.

Articles by Ana Pena

Early Childhood Onset of FAP Described in Korean Teenager

The case of a 17-year-old boy who experienced the first symptoms of familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) before the age of 3, calls attention to the possibility of pediatric cases of the disease that require special diligence for timely diagnosis and treatment. The case report, “Extremely Early Onset…