Inês Martins holds a BSc in Cell and Molecular Biology from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and is currently finishing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at Universidade de Lisboa. Her work has been focused on blood vessels and their role in both hematopoiesis and cancer development.
Bronchiectasis Severity Index (BSI) and FACED are prediction tools that can provide clinically relevant evaluations of bronchiectasis severity, mortality and several other outcomes that may influence clinical decision-making processes ... Read more
Patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis have better outcomes when they have particular mutations in both copies of the FUT2 gene, according to researchers at the South Australian Health and ... Read more
Obese bronchiectasis patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) may benefit from antireflux proton pump inhibitors according to researchers at the Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, in Korea. The study “Effect of ... Read more
Male gender, a history of tuberculosis, and high levels of serum total immunoglobulin E (T-IgE) are all risk factors for bronchiectasis in COPD patients, researchers at Beijing Tongren Hospital and ... Read more
The spirometric parameter maximal mid-expiratory flow (MMEF) test is a good compliment to the lung clearance index (LCI) for diagnosing adults with bronchiectasis, according to researchers at First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, ... Read more
A test commonly used to diagnose asthma patients may also work to differentiate people with both bronchiectasis (BE) and bronchial asthma from those with BE alone, researchers in China reported. The findings were published ... Read more
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