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

Smartphone App Study to Assess How Trikafta Affects Daily Life

A first-of-its-kind, observational study will allow patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) to use their smartphones to monitor the ways in which Trikafta (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor) affects their daily lives. Sponsored by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the now-enrolling HERO-2 study (NCT04798014) will collect patients’ self-reported feedback for one year…

Respinova’s Pulsehaler Device Wins FDA OK

Respinova’s non-invasive Pulsehaler, a medical device meant to ease breathing in patients with airway restrictions, such as in cystic fibrosis (CF), has been cleared for marketing in the U.S. Pulsehaler was granted 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) following the company’s submission of a…