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

Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis-Related PH Benefits from Advanced Therapies, According to Individual Case Study

In a new case-report study entitled “Dramatic and sustained responsiveness of pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis-associated pulmonary hypertension to vasodilator therapy,” authors describe vasodilators’ positive effects in treating Pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis patients with known pulmonary hypertension. The study was published in the journal Respiratory Medicine…

Researchers Discover Protein That Can Prevent Pulmonary Hypertension-Related Heart Failure

RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. announced a recent study where company’s scientists demonstrated that Thymosin beta 4 (TB4) can reduce or even prevent heart failure in a pulmonary hypertension mouse model. The study, entitled “Thymosin Beta 4 protects mice from monocrotaline-induced pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular hypertrophy,” was published…