Ana Pena, PhD,  —

Ana is a molecular biologist enthusiastic about innovation and communication. In her role as a science writer she wishes to bring the advances in medical science and technology 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 focused her research on molecular biology, epigenetics and infectious diseases.

Articles by Ana Pena

Ultrasounds Useful in Detecting Muscle Problems from Steroid Myopathy, Study Says

Ultrasound scans can be useful to monitor muscle changes in patients with glucocorticoid-induced muscle disease or steroid myopathy, and could become an effective routine procedure for those with Cushing’s disease, a study reports. The study, “Ultrasound‑based detection of glucocorticoid‑induced impairments of muscle mass and structure in Cushing’s disease,” was published…