Patrícia holds her PhD in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases from the Leiden University Medical Center in Leiden, The Netherlands. She has studied Applied Biology at Universidade do Minho and was a postdoctoral research fellow at Instituto de Medicina Molecular in Lisbon, Portugal. Her work has been focused on molecular genetic traits of infectious agents such as viruses and parasites.
Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative RNA-based therapeutics, recently announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has filed the New Drug Application ... Read more
Pfizer is currently recruiting participants to enroll a phase 2 clinical trial that intends to assess the safety, efficacy and pharmacological parameters of its product, PF-06252616, in boys with ... Read more
A study recently published in the journal Skeletal Muscle revealed a new potential therapeutic approach to promote muscle regeneration in dysferlinopathy. The study is entitled “Upregulated IL-1β in dysferlin-deficient ... Read more
A recent study published in the renowned journal Nature revealed how energy is distributed in muscle cells to ensure their proper functioning. The study is entitled “Mitochondrial reticulum for ... Read more
A study recently published in the journal Nature Biotechnology revealed a new technique to generate muscle fibers in a laboratory setting, offering a better model to study muscular diseases ... Read more
Researchers at Peking University in China recently revealed new insights on the involvement of mitochondria in muscle development and muscular dystrophy in animal models. The study was recently published in ... Read more
A study recently published in the Journal of Translational Medicine reviewed the link between taurine and skeletal muscle disorders including muscular dystrophy. The study entitled “Taurine: the appeal of ... Read more