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

Boehringer Ingelheim Announces Several Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Presentations at Upcoming International Scientific Meeting

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. recently announced in a press release that the company will present 29 abstracts on respiratory disorders at the 2015 American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference in Denver, May 15-20. The company will present the latest data on their investigational drug portfolio for disorders like chronic…

Veracyte Closes $40 Million Private Placement Transaction

Molecular diagnostics company Veracyte, Inc., which is developing a genomic test to help improve diagnosis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) has announced the establishment of a definitive agreement for the trade of common stocks, worth $40 million, in a private placement. Investors acquired 4,907,975 shares of common stock at a purchase price of…

New Veracyte/GE Partnership May Lead To Improved IPF Diagnosis

The molecular diagnostic company Veracyte, Inc. and the multinational conglomerate corporation GE have established a research partnership focused on developing novel solutions able to improve the diagnosis of diseases such as Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). The companies did not disclose the financial terms of the collaboration. Veracyte will work…