Patricia holds her Ph.D. in Cell Biology from University Nova de Lisboa, 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 Laboratory of Doctor David A. Fidock, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia University, New York.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug status to Sigilon Therapeutics’ candidate cell therapy, called SIG-001, for hemophilia A. Orphan drug status aims to encourage therapies for rare and ... Read more
Genetic variations in certain immune-related genes, namely the HLA and IL-10 genes, are linked with an increased risk for developing inhibitors against factor VIII replacement therapies in patients with ... Read more
Recommendations for vaccination practices for patients with hemophilia should be reassessed in an effort to minimize fear and emphasize the importance of vaccination to prevent infections, suggests a survey ... Read more
Bayer’s Jivi, an FVIII replacement therapy for hemophilia A, has a longer half-life and a slower clearance from blood circulation than Eloctate, and may protect against bleeding for longer periods, ... Read more
BioMarin Pharmaceutical’s investigative gene therapy, called valoctocogene roxaparvovec, is capable of sustained control of bleeding rate requiring factor VIII infusions by at least 92% in adults with severe hemophilia A, ... Read more
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