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

PHA Will Host O2 Breathe Hearts PHor Hope Gala in Chicago

The country’s leading source of pulmonary hypertension patient and research support, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association, is hosting the first O2 Breathe Hearts PHor Hope Gala this month. The benefit will be spearheaded by the association’s Midwest Chapter to raise funds and awareness for this rare, life-altering, and…

PHA Launches New Awareness Campaign, Site, and App

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) has launched a new campaign to raise attention about pulmonary hypertension (PH), called PHAware. The main purpose of the campaign is to reach the general public, news media, and potential donors in order to expand their exposure, both nationally and internationally. One of the…

PHA Prepares to Kick Off Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month in November

November has been designated Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association, and the organization is already planning on initiatives throughout the month and beyond to help support research, fundraising, advocacy, and awareness about pulmonary hypertension (PH). PH Awareness Month, which will be hosted by the association, will include activities…

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