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.
White blood cells, especially monocytes, may underlie the breathing difficulties affecting children with sickle cell disease (SCD), a small pilot study suggests. Asthma is estimated to impact from 17% ... Read more
Enhanced parenting skills, including attentive listening and engaging in conversations, may help improve cognitive functioning in children with sickle cell disease (SCD), a study suggests. Parent stress was related ... Read more
An upcoming analysis by the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) will compare the clinical efficacy and economic value of Novartis’ crizanlizumab and Global Blood Therapeutics‘ voxelotor, lead ... Read more
Survival of sickle cell disease patients (SCD) with end-stage renal disease who undergo kidney transplant is significantly lower compared to other renal disease patients who have the same procedure, ... Read more