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

Approval of PRX-102, Plant-based ERT for Adults, Sought for Europe

Protalix BioTherapeutics and its partner Chiesi Global Rare Diseases have applied to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for the approval of PRX-102 (pegunigalsidase alfa), an investigational enzyme replacement therapy, to treat adults with Fabry disease. This approval request, in the form of a marketing authorization application, has been validated by the EMA and now…

Lucerastat Fails to Lessen Neuropathic Pain in Phase 3 Trial

Lucerastat, an investigational substrate reduction therapy for Fabry disease, has failed to outperform placebo at reducing neuropathic pain in patients, updated results from the MODIFY Phase 3 trial show. The findings mean that Idorsia‘s MODIFY study (NCT03425539) did not meet its primary goal, despite lucerastat being well…