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

TGV-inhalonix’s New Therapy Effective Against Resistant Fungal Lung Infections in CF Patients

Researchers at TGV-inhalonix said their company’s drug, Mul-1867, has a powerful effect against clinical isolates of fungi in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) and other severe lung infections. The study “In vitro activity of a novel compound, Mul-1867, against clinically significant fungi Candida spp. and Aspergillus spp.” appeared in the International Journal of Antimicrobial…

New Mouse Model May Lead to CF and COPD Therapies, Study Says

A mouse model that reproduces the human symptoms of cystic fibrosis (CF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) gives scientists a new way to study, and perhaps develop treatments for, the diseases, according to new research. Researchers at Kumamoto University in Japan developed the model, then tested it to see how…

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