Patrícia Silva, PhD, director of science content —

Patrícia holds a PhD in medical microbiology and infectious diseases from the Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands, and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisbon, Portugal. Her work in academia was mainly focused on molecular biology and the genetic traits of infectious agents such as viruses and parasites. Patrícia earned several travel awards to present her work at international scientific meetings. She is a published author of several peer-reviewed science articles.

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Pharmaxis CF Drug Bronchitol Shortlisted for Prestigious English Orphan Drug Award

Drug developer Pharmaxis has announced that the company’s medication for cystic fibrosis, Bronchitol, was included in the shortlist for the UK Prix Galien Orphan Drug Award, an internationally-recognized prize that distinguishes technical, scientific, and clinical research skills necessary to develop innovative medicines. The therapies in the competition will be analyzed…