Patricia Inacio, 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 Inacio

Cannabinoid BIO017 Receives FDA’s Orphan Drug Status

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to BIO017, a candidate therapy for Angelman syndrome being developed by Biom Therapeutics, the company has announced. Orphan drug status is designed to encourage therapies for rare and serious diseases, through benefits such as seven…

Angelini Pharma to Develop OV101 for Angelman in Europe

Angelini Pharma has obtained development, manufacturing and commercialization rights to Ovid Therapeutics’ OV101 (gaboxadol), an investigational treatment for Angelman syndrome, in the European Union, Switzerland, Turkey, the U.K., and Russia. The partnership is between Ovid and Angelini Pharma’s new affiliate, Angelini Pharma Rare Diseases AG. According to the license…