Patrícia Silva, PhD, director of science content —

Patrícia holds a PhD in medical microbiology and infectious diseases from the Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands, and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisbon, Portugal. Her work in academia was mainly focused on molecular biology and the genetic traits of infectious agents such as viruses and parasites. Patrícia earned several travel awards to present her work at international scientific meetings. She is a published author of several peer-reviewed science articles.

Articles by Patrícia Silva

CPF Names 2014 Most Important Year for Pulmonary Fibrosis

The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) recently published an overview of the most important 2014 developments regarding the research and treatment of pulmonary fibrosis (PF). The nonprofit organization, which was founded in 2001 with the purpose of accelerating research to find a cure for the disease, believes that…

Webinar on Pulmonary Fibrosis in Scleroderma Patients to be Hosted by Scleroderma Research Foundation

The Scleroderma Research Foundation will host a free, live webinar on the relationship between pulmonary fibrosis (PF) and scleroderma on Thursday, November 13, at 10:00 a.m. PST. The Director of Biological Research for the Interstitial Lung Disease Program at University of California San Francisco (UCSF), Paul Wolters, will be the main lecturer…