Inês holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in blood vessel biology, blood stem cells, and cancer. Before that, she studied Cell and Molecular Biology at Universidade Nova de Lisboa and worked as a research fellow at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias and Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência.
Inês currently works as a Managing Science Editor, striving to deliver the latest scientific advances to patient communities in a clear and accurate manner.
The second Phase 3 clinical trial examining a higher dose of TNX-102 SL (sublingual cyclobenzaprine), Tonix Pharmaceuticals‘ bedtime treatment for managing fibromyalgia, is enrolling participants. The RALLY trial (NCT04508621) is ... Read more
A form of massage therapy that applies moderate pressure on the neck muscles, given in short twice-weekly sessions, significantly lowered perceptions of pain in women with fibromyalgia, results of a ... Read more
Playing video games that require rigorous physical exercise is significantly better for women with fibromyalgia than stretching only, the results of a clinical trial suggest. The more strenuous workout the games ... Read more
Acupuncture and core stability training significantly improve balance and postural control in women with fibromyalgia, potentially reducing their risk of falls, results from a clinical trial suggest. The results of the ... Read more
The RELIEF Phase 3 trial assessing the safety and efficacy of TNX-102 SL (sublingual cyclobenzaprine) as a nighttime treatment of pain and disturbed sleep due to fibromyalgia has reached half of its ... Read more
Pilates brings benefits similar to water-based exercise for women with fibromyalgia, easing their pain and improving quality of life, according to a clinical trial. Those findings were described in the ... Read more
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Aptinyx has temporarily suspended enrollment in its ongoing Phase 2b clinical trial investigating NYX-2925 in women with fibromyalgia. The company, however, has taken measures to make sure ... Read more
Fibromyalgia (FM) patients perform similarly in cognitive tests compared to healthy controls, despite the condition’s effects. A recent report by researchers at the Tel Aviv-Jaffa Academic College, in Israel, shows that FM ... Read more
Patients with fibromyalgia may experience fluctuations in symptoms over time, which may affect diagnosis and treatment, according to the study “Progression of fibromyalgia: results from a 2-year observational fibromyalgia and ... Read more
High frequency and chronic migraine increase the sensitivity to pain in fibromyalgia (FM) patients, according to the study “Impact of migraine on fibromyalgia symptoms,” published in The Journal of Headache and ... Read more