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

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…

PTC Therapeutics to Seek FDA Approval of AADC Gene Therapy

PTC Therapeutics is planning to request U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of PTC-AADC, its investigational gene therapy to treat aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency, the company announced in a corporate update. The request will be made in the form of a biologics license application to the FDA in…