Catarina Silva, MSc,  —

With over three years of experience in the medical communications business, Catarina holds a BSc. in Biomedical Sciences and a MSc. in Neurosciences. Apart from writing, she has been involved in patient-oriented translational and clinical research.

Articles by Catarina Silva

Current FXTAS Diagnostic Criteria Show Low Accuracy, Study Finds

Given the genetic variability behind the disease, current clinical diagnostic criteria for fragile X-linked tremor/ataxia syndrome do not accurately detect late-onset ataxia (abnormal, uncoordinated movements), a study suggests. The research, “Low Diagnostic Accuracy of Fragile X Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome Diagnostic Criteria in Late Onset Ataxia” was published as a…