Patricia Inácio, 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 Inácio

ASHA-624 to be studied as potential disease-modifying therapy

ASHA-624, an experimental therapy that blocks the activity of the SARM1 protein, will be developed as a potential disease-modifying therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Developer Asha Therapeutics said it will conduct preclinical studies aimed at supporting the treatment’s potential for testing in human clinical trials. “As a veteran CNS…

Ferrer to co-develop, market PIKfyve inhibitor VRG50635

Spanish pharmaceutical company Ferrer will co-develop and market Verge Genomics’ investigational PIKfyve inhibitor VRG50635 for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in Europe, Central and South America, Southeast Asia, and Japan, under a collaboration agreement announced by the two companies. Ferrer will have exclusive co-development and commercialization…