Patricia Inácio, PhD, science writer —

Patricia holds her PhD in cell biology from the University Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, and has served as an author on several research projects and fellowships, as well as major grant applications for European agencies. She also served as a PhD student research assistant in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia University, New York, for which she was awarded a Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) fellowship.

Articles by Patricia Inácio

Volatile Molecules from CF Patients May Help Identify Bacterial Infections, Researchers Find

Volatile molecules present in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) samples from cystic fibrosis (CF) patients may help identify those infected with Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus. The study, “Volatile molecules from bronchoalveolar lavage fluid can ‘rule-in’ Pseudomonas aeruginosa and ‘rule-out’ Staphylococcus aureus infections in cystic fibrosis patients,” appeared in the journal Scientific Reports. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one…