Patrícia holds her PhD in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases from the Leiden University Medical Center in Leiden, The Netherlands. She has studied Applied Biology at Universidade do Minho and was a postdoctoral research fellow at Instituto de Medicina Molecular in Lisbon, Portugal. Her work has been focused on molecular genetic traits of infectious agents such as viruses and parasites.
Researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden recently published in the journal Scientific Reports the finding that an anti-inflammatory molecule called interleukin-35 (IL-35) plays an important role in type 1 diabetes ... Read more
A study recently published in the journal JAMA Surgery revealed that patients undergoing sleeve gastronomy surgery for weight loss may in the long-term regain weight and develop obesity-related comorbidities such as ... Read more
Among the major comorbidities associated with obesity is type 2 diabetes, a progressive disease that significantly affects health and quality of life in patients, leading to high medical costs and ... Read more
A new study led by researchers at the Centre for Obesity Research and Education (CORE) at Monash University in Australia revealed that gastric band surgery can improve insulin sensitivity in ... Read more
PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company focused on the development of novel drugs for diabetes and cardiopulmonary disorders, recently announced promising Phase 1 results in terms of safety and tolerability of ... Read more
ProMetic Life Sciences Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of small-molecule drugs and plasma-derived therapeutics, recently presented new data on its product PBI-4050 for fibrosis treatment at the European ... Read more
A new study recently published in the journal The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology revealed that individuals with type 2 diabetes who stop smoking are likely to experience a worse glycemic ... Read more