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

EDG-5506 Shows Promise at Reducing Becker MD Muscle Damage

EDG-5506, Edgewise Therapeutics’ experimental oral therapy, continues to safely reduce muscle damage and improve physical function in adults with Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD), according to six-month interim data from the Phase 1 ARCH trial. Treatment led to a marked reduction in the average levels of key markers of muscle…

Group Seeks Addition of DMD to US Newborn Screening Panel

Using the results of a New York State pilot testing program as evidence, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) submitted its proposal seeking the addition of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) to the nationwide newborn screening panel. The proposal nominates DMD for inclusion in the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel or RUSP…