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

Fragile X Tremor-Ataxia Syndrome May Co-occur with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Case Study Reports

Distinct neurodegenerative disorders can occur simultaneously in the same individual, as described in a case report of a man with fragile X-associated tremor-ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) and progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP). Analysis of his brain alterations suggested that the two conditions developed independently. The research, “Fragile X-associated tremor…