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.

Articles by Patrícia Silva

Rutgers’ Cystic Fibrosis Center Granted Quality Care Award

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) has just given its sought-after Quality Care Award for 2012-2013 to The Cystic Fibrosis Center of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Established back in 2008, the Foundation’s Quality Care Award served to give due recognition to cystic fibrosis (CF) centers that…

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Extends Partnership with Proteostasis Therapeutics To Target Delta F508 Treatment

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation describes CF as a genetically-acquired chronic disease that impacts the lungs and gastrointestinal tract, causing these body systems to produce abnormally thick, and viscid mucus that has the tendency to consolidate in the lungs and block the secretion of pancreatic enzymes, resulting in malabsorption. Today,…