Patricia Inacio, 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 Inacio

#AAN2018- Ra Pharma’s Myasthenia Gravis Therapy Shows Promise in Phase 1 Trial with Healthy Volunteers

Ra Pharma’s RA101495, a potential treatment for generalized myasthenia gravis patients, showed preliminary signs of halting red blood cell destruction in healthy volunteers, results of an early clinical trial show — justifying the Phase 2 trial in patients now underway. Data reporting on the Phase 1 trial results — showing that RA101495…

Robotic-assisted Thymus Surgery Outcomes Are Better Without Immunosuppressants, Study Finds

Using robotic-assisted surgery to remove the thymus without putting a patient on an  immunosuppressant afterwards leads to higher myasthenia gravis (MG) improvement and remission rates, a study suggests. The study, “Independent long-term result of robotic thymectomy for myasthenia gravis, a single center experience” was published in the Journal of Thoracic…