Patricia holds a 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 has also served as a PhD student research assistant at the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia University, New York.
Hardening of the kidney arteries, a condition called renal arteriosclerosis, is detected two decades earlier in people with lupus nephritis compared with healthy individuals, a study shows. The study, ... Read more
More than 40% of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients do not comply with hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) therapy, even among people who have insurance coverage, low copayments, and availability of high ... Read more
Apellis Pharmaceuticals has decided to stop the development of an experimental therapy known as APL-2 for lupus nephritis and primary membranous nephropathy after the completion of an ongoing Phase ... Read more
The Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) has been awarded a three-year $2.4-million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which will help efforts ... Read more
Progentec, a company developing new diagnostic technologies for chronic conditions, has been awarded $1.7 million to validate its blood biomarker test as an accurate tool for measuring disease activity ... Read more
Attaining a low disease state — deemed Lupus Low Disease Activity State or LLDAS — has become a major goal for treatment for people with systemic lupus erythematosus. Researchers ... Read more
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