Patricia Inacio, 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 Inacio

SMA Youth Encouraged to Exercise With Interactive Video Game

Raft Digital Therapeutics has launched a demo version of Cloud Bazaar, a therapeutic video game that promotes physical activity and exercise in children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). Developed in partnership with Biogen Canada, the game aims to promote exercise adherence by turning physical activities into games and…

EONIS Approved in US for Newborn Screening of SMA, SCID

PerkinElmer‘s EONIS system has been approved in the U.S. to be used by certified laboratories to simultaneously test newborns for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID). The approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) makes EONIS the first authorized test to be…