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

Cardiome Shares Updates on Therapies, Including Trevyent for PAH

Cardiome recently shared an update on the development of its therapeutic portfolio, including Trevyent (treprostinil injection) for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) refusal last year to approve a new drug application (NDA) submitted by Trevyent’s licensor SteadyMed,…

Bellerophon Enrolls First Patient in Phase 2b Trial of INOpulse as Treatment for ILD-linked PH

Bellerophon Therapeutics has enrolled the first patient in a Phase 2b clinical trial evaluating INOpulse as a treatment for pulmonary hypertension associated with interstitial lung disease, or PH-ILD. The trial (NCT03267108) will assess the safety and effectiveness of Bellerophon’s pulsed, inhaled nitric oxide treatment for people with PH-ILD, including…

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