Patricia holds her Ph.D. in Cell Biology from University Nova de Lisboa, 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 Laboratory of Doctor David A. Fidock, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia University, New York.
A nationwide study in Sweden supports the long-held but unproven notion that men are more prone to developing severe psoriasis than women. The research, “Severity of Psoriasis Differs Between Men ... Read more
Psoriatic arthritis patients’ perception of their disease activity is often different from their rheumatologists, according to the results of a new analysis. The study, “Misalignment between physicians and patient satisfaction with ... Read more
Novan, Inc. recently announced positive results of the company’s preclinical study investigating the efficacy of its lead nitric oxide-releasing candidate, SB414, in treating psoriasis. Nitric oxide is a gas that ... Read more
A topical gel made of lipospheres with immunosuppressants curcumin and tacrolimus shows deep skin penetration and improvements in psoriatic skin. The study, “Tacrolimus and curcumin co-loaded liposphere gel: Synergistic combination towards management ... Read more
A possible common genetic mechanism linking psoriasis and metabolic syndromes, including obesity, is the key finding of a recent report performed with Danish twins by a team of researchers at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. ... Read more