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Claudia López Lloreda

Claudia López Lloreda is a freelance science journalist with a focus on neuroscience, mental health and psychology. She earned her B.S. in cellular-molecular biology from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, and her Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Her work has appeared in ScienceWiredUndarkScientific AmericanSmithsonian Magazine and Science News. She is based in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

December 2023
Illustration of a synapse firing.

SYNGAP1 findings illuminate links between mutations, intellectual disability

by  /  21 December 2023

New mouse models join several studies that could point to novel therapeutic approaches.

September 2023
Research image of brain scans displaying gray-matter volume differences across across six psychiatric conditions.

Alterations in circuits characterize six neuropsychiatric conditions

by  /  13 September 2023

The underlying regional neurobiology of the conditions may differ from person to person.