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

2 Trials Testing Oral Varoglutamstat Now Enrolling in US, Europe

Vivoryon Therapeutics is looking to enroll patients at different stages of Alzheimer’s disease for two ongoing, Phase 2 trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of its investigational oral treatment varoglutamstat. The therapy candidate has shown evidence, in earlier trials, of improving cognition, memory, and attention in Alzheimer’s patients, with…

Nuravax Acquires Rights for MultiTEP Vaccine Platform Tech

Note: This story was updated Oct. 19, 2021, to better reflect the amount by which Nuravax’s vaccines can raise blood antibody levels. The nonprofit Institute for Molecular Medicine (IMM) has licensed its universal vaccine platform technology — called MultiTEP — to Nuravax, a biotech developing therapies for…

FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation to Gantenerumab

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted breakthrough therapy status to gantenerumab, a human antibody that’s expected to slow or even prevent cognitive decline and memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease. The FDA designation is intended to accelerate the development and review of candidate therapies with clinical…