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

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Opens Door to Anthera Speeding Up Trial of Digestive Disorder Therapy

Anthera Pharmaceuticals has received news that could help it accelerate patient enrollment in a Phase 3 clinical trial of Sollpura (liprotamase) as a treatment for a digestive disorder known as cystic fibrosis-triggered exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. The news is that a key Cystic Fibrosis Foundation committee approved the company’s trial design. The sign-off…

Phase 2 Study of Oral Acebilustat in Treating Lung Inflammation Fully Enrolled in US, Europe

Celtaxsys announced it has completed enrollment of its Phase 2b clinical trial evaluating the company’s lead anti-inflammatory candidate, oral acebilustat, in adult patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). Acebilustat (formerly known as CTX-4430) is a once-daily, oral anti-inflammatory being evaluated for its safety and efficacy in treating diseases like CF. It is a new small…