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 the University of Pittsburgh and the Carnegie Mellon University recently reported the first non-invasive brain-imaging tool to visualize the brain’s basal ganglia regions, which are thought to ... Read more
A study recently published in the journal Molecular Cell revealed a new role played by polyglutamine repeats in addition to their link to neurodegenerative disorders. The study is entitled “Variable Glutamine-Rich Repeats ... Read more
A multi-institutional team with researchers from the Genetic Modifiers of Huntington’s Disease (GeM-HD) Consortium recently published in the journal Cell a new breakthrough in Huntington’s disease by identifying new ... Read more
A new study recently published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry revealed a new cellular property distinctive of Huntington’s disease pathogenesis. The study is entitled “Huntington’s disease cerebrospinal fluid seeds ... Read more