Patricia Inacio, 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 Inacio

STAR Molecule Shows Promise in Cell Model of Alzheimer’s Disease

Gain Therapeutics‘ investigational STAR (small-molecule structurally targeted allosteric regulators) candidate lowered toxic amyloid-beta and tau protein levels, both hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease, in a cellular model of the disease. Treatment with the STAR molecule enhanced the survival and boosted communication between nerve cells, the company announced. The…