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

Antifungal Ciclopirox May Work As Therapy for CEP, Study Shows

The approved antifungal Ciclopirox is a potential therapy to stabilize and enhance the function of the uroporphyrinogen III synthase, the enzyme whose defective activity causes congenital erythropoietic porphyria (CEP). This is one example of how therapies already approved for one disorder can be repurposed for other diseases. The study, “…