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

Fat Molecule May Help Fight CLN3 Disease, Mouse Study Suggests

Treatment with galactosylceramide (GalCer) — a type of fat molecule —  improved motor function, reduced neuronal loss and increased lifespan in a mouse model of juvenile Batten disease, highlighting the potential of this approach as a possible therapeutic strategy. The study, “Exogenous Galactosylceramide as Potential Treatment for CLN3 Disease”…