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

Phase 1 Trial of Cudetaxestat as IPF Combo in Healthy Adults Opens

A Phase 1 trial assessing how cudetaxestat, an investigational treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), interacts with two approved IPF treatments, Ofev (nintedanib) and Esbriet (pirfenidone), is now enrolling healthy volunteers, Blade Therapeutics, the therapy’s developer, announced. The trial (NCT04939467) is aiming to enroll 86 healthy adults, ages 18 to 55.

Partners to Open Global Network Supporting PF Research

The Three Lakes Foundation is joining with the Lung Foundation Australia, the Centre of Research Excellence in Pulmonary Fibrosis (CRE-PF), and an Australian philanthropist to create a global network for pulmonary fibrosis (PF) research. Together, they aim to raise disease awareness, and the resources and knowledge…

PF Diagnosis, Care in UK Also Fell to COVID-19 Pandemic

More than 100,000 fewer hospital appointments were logged by people with lung diseases like idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in England between March 2020 and 2021, relative to the average annual number of such appointments — which the Taskforce for Lung Health attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic and the strain…