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

Diagnosis of HAE delayed a median of 20 years in Latvia: Study

People with hereditary angioedema due to C1-inhibitor deficiency (C1-INH-HAE) typically experience a significantly delayed diagnosis — even with a family history positive for the disease, according to a nationwide study in Latvia. Indeed, the median delay in obtaining a diagnosis in the Northern European country is 20.5 years, researchers…

Cholesterol-lowering Atorvastatin Linked to Angioedema for 1st Time

Atorvastatin, a cholesterol-lowering medication, has been linked to angioedema for the first time in a recent case report, highlighting the need for comprehensive evaluation of all medications taken by patients, regardless of their medical history. “Statins cannot be disregarded as the primary or contributing cause of angioedema,” researchers…