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

Hospital Stays With Hemophilia More Costly Than US Average

Healthcare costs of a hospitalization for children and adults with hemophilia in the U.S. are higher than for those who do not have a bleeding disorder, a study reported. Hospitalizations for children with hemophilia were also seen to be mostly driven by bleeding and catheter-related infections, while high blood pressure and other…

Late Replacement Therapy Tied to Poor Outcomes Following Bleeds

Serious bleeds are often a fatal complication in people with hemophilia if not managed early, a 10-year study from Senegal shows. These findings highlight the need for prompt diagnosis of severe bleeding and early administration of replacement therapy to lower the risk of mortality. In resource-limited countries, increasing patients’ and…