Patricia holds her Ph.D. in Cell Biology from University Nova de Lisboa, 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 Laboratory of Doctor David A. Fidock, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia University, New York.
Researchers found, in a new mouse model for Batten disease, that defective synapses in specific brain regions may be the cause of disease symptoms. The study “Defective synaptic transmission ... Read more
Early photosensitivity may be a hallmark of ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 (CLN2) disease, according to the results of a small study. The study “Photosensitivity is an early marker of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 disease” was published in the ... Read more
Current therapeutics, including gene therapy, that are based on delivery of TTP1 protein directly into the central nervous system of patients with Batten disease may not be enough to ... Read more
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