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 Washington University Saint Louis conducted a review on the different aspects of a syndrome called chronic kidney disease (CKD) – mineral bone disorder (MBD). The study is entitled ... Read more
A study recently published in The Journal of Dermatology revealed that topical vitamin D therapy can be considered a safe and effective approach for the treatment of pruritus associated with ... Read more
A study recently published in the journal Nature Medicine revealed a new potential therapeutic target for kidney fibrosis and associated disorders like chronic kidney disease (CKD). The study is entitled ... Read more
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center recently published in the journal Cancer findings that therapies based on tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) seem to ... Read more
A new study recently published in the journal JAMA revealed that patiromer therapy offers long-term clinical benefits for patients suffering from kidney disease and related hyperkalemia. The study is entitled ... Read more