Vanda Pinto, PhD, science writer —

​​Vanda is a biochemist with a PhD in biomedicine from the University of Porto, Portugal. She conducted her postdoctoral research first at the Bristol Medical School, U.K., studying the insulin-PI3K/Akt signaling pathway in diabetic nephropathy, then at the Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto, where her focus was on glycosylation in lupus nephritis and inflammatory bowel disease. She next made the switch to science publishing, handling papers in biochemistry, molecular biology, and immunology.

Articles by Vanda Pinto

Motto Launches App to Help Manage Sjögren’s, Other Autoimmune Diseases

Motto Health has launched a type of virtual clinic — with rheumatologists and healthcare professionals — for people with autoimmune and chronic inflammatory conditions, including Sjögren’s syndrome, the startup announced. Through an online application, the platform allows patients to schedule virtual appointments with specialists, manage and track symptoms,…