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

Rare Eye Manifestations Linked to aHUS, Study Reports

A rare case of a 20-year-old male with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) showing damage to both eyes that culminated in impaired vision highlights the importance of prompt diagnosis and treatment to ensure better outcomes, a report says. The study, “Bilateral proliferative retinopathy and ischemic optic neuropathy in a…

Treatment with Soliris May Help aHUS Patients Who Undergo Kidney Transplant, Study Suggests

Successful kidney transplant for atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) is aided by treatment with Soliris (eculizumab), a small Turkish study has found. The study “Renal Transplantation in Patients With Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: A Single Center Experience” was published in the journal Transplantation Proceedings. Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is…