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

Novel cell therapy CAP-1002 safe, shows promise in PAH: Trial

In people with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), treatment with the novel cell therapy CAP-1002 was safe and showed encouraging efficacy, according to the results of a Phase 1a/b clinical trial. In particular, exploratory efficacy measures supported the potential of CAP-1002 in improving cardiopulmonary function, including exercise capacity, in PAH…

PAH scientist wins AHA 2023 Research Achievement Award

A professor of pediatric cardiology at Stanford University School of Medicine will receive the American Heart Association 2023 Research Achievement Award, in recognition of her work in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Marlene Rabinovitch, MD, will receive the award Nov. 12 during the Presidential Session of the Association’s Scientific…

Triple combo therapy boosts heart, lung function in PAH study

Triple combination therapy — used to target multiple pathways — improves lung and heart function in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients, according to real-world data from a racially diverse group. The combo therapy resulted in a significant easing of disease severity, with no patient classified as high risk. Being…

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