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

PTC now seeking US approval of one-time gene therapy Upstaza

PTC Therapeutics has submitted its application seeking the approval of Upstaza (eladocagene exuparvovec) — a one-time gene therapy to correct the underlying cause of aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency — to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “We are excited to bring Upstaza one step closer to children…

Registration Now Open for 2022 RARE Patient Advocacy Summit

The goal of this year’s Global Genes RARE Patient Advocacy Summit, slated for Sept. 12–14, is to connect rare disease patients, advocates, caregivers, researchers, healthcare professionals, and industry stakeholders — including those involved with aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency. “For people living with any of the 10,000+ rare…