Patricia Inácio, 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 Inácio

aHUS Leads to Kidney Failure in Infant with Cystic Fibrosis

A 6-month-old girl who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) went into kidney failure due to atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), according to scientists who worked on her case report. Her kidney function was completely restored following hemodialysis, plasma exchange therapy — a form of treatment that replaces…