Patrícia Silva, PhD, director of science content —

Patrícia holds a PhD in medical microbiology and infectious diseases from the Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands, and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisbon, Portugal. Her work in academia was mainly focused on molecular biology and the genetic traits of infectious agents such as viruses and parasites. Patrícia earned several travel awards to present her work at international scientific meetings. She is a published author of several peer-reviewed science articles.

Articles by Patrícia Silva

Biogen Idec Clinical Trial Reveals a Promising Therapeutic Drug for Alzheimer’s Disease

Biogen Idec recently announced the results from a pre-specified interim analysis of PRIME, an ongoing Phase 1b randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of aducanumab (BIIB037) in patients with early or mild Alzheimer’s disease. The results were presented at the 12th International Conference…

Agreement Between Innovative Medicines Initiative and Global Alzheimer’s Platform Will Accelerate Alzheimer’s Drug Development

The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) together with the Global Alzheimer’s Platform (GAP) recently announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement based on the common goal of accelerating the search for an Alzheimer’s disease therapy through the creation of a global, standing, trial-ready platform for…