Patricia Valerio, PhD, science writer —

Patricia holds a PhD in Neurobiology from the University of Basel, Switzerland, where she studied how hearing develops and functions. She is originally from Portugal and earned an MSc in Cellular and Molecular Biology, focusing on metabolic diseases, such as diabetes, and a BSc in Biomedical Pharmacy from the University of Coimbra. Patricia enjoys communicating science to inspire, educate and help different audiences understand its complexity and relevance.

Articles by Patricia Valerio

Potential Chorea Treatment Valbenazine Under Review in US

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed to review Neurocrine Biosciences’ supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for valbenazine to treat chorea caused by Huntington’s disease. “This sNDA filing advances our effort to bring a potential new treatment option to the many thousands of people experiencing chorea associated with…