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

Global Data Show Longer Delay in HAE Treatment for Patients in Spain

Spanish patients with hereditary angioedema reported fewer severe attacks and longer delays for treatment with Firazyr (icatibant injection) compared with patients from other countries, a retrospective analysis shows. Patients in Spain also reported longer‐lasting attacks. Overall, these findings from the Icatibant Outcome Survey highlight differences in disease management…

Antiviral Favipiravir Triggers Angioedema in Case Study of 2 Women

Favipiravir, an antiviral medication used to treat influenza and, more recently, COVID-19, may trigger angioedema in some individuals, a case study says. The report was published as a clinical commentary, titled “Angioedema After Favip[i]ravir Treatment: Two cases,” in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. Angioedema, a condition characterized…