Patricia holds her Ph.D. in Cell Biology from University Nova de Lisboa, 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 Laboratory of Doctor David A. Fidock, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia University, New York.
A recent manufacturing agreement between Aruvant Sciences and Lonza will advance the development of ARU-1801, an investigational gene therapy for the treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD). Under the agreement, Lonza will ... Read more
Treatment with Oxbryta (voxelotor) may be a feasible alternative to blood transfusions for sickle cell disease (SCD) patients who are experiencing respiratory distress and pneumonia related to COVID-19, a case ... Read more
FTX-6058, an investigational oral treatment being developed by Fulcrum Therapeutics for sickle cell disease (SCD) and beta-thalassemia, is entering a Phase 1 clinical trial in healthy volunteers, the company announced. The trial (NCT04586985), not ... Read more
Bluebird Bio’s investigational gene therapy LentiGlobin has been granted priority medicines (PRIME) designation by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for the treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD). Given to candidate therapies with promising clinical data for diseases ... Read more
CTX001, an investigational gene-editing cell therapy, has been granted priority medicines (PRIME) designation by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for the treatment of severe sickle cell disease (SCD). The announcement was made ... Read more
The cannabis company Parallel, which aims to improve quality of life with its products, has launched a 10-year collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh, known as Pitt, to investigate the potential ... Read more
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) awarded nearly $1 million to Athena Starlard-Davenport, a professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), to support work into ... Read more