Patricia holds her Ph.D. in Cell Biology from University Nova de Lisboa, 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 Laboratory of Doctor David A. Fidock, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia University, New York.
Childhood abuse, both sexual and emotional, is more frequently reported in epilepsy patients when compared to the general population, according to the results of a German study. These findings are ... Read more
A small molecule called microRNA-211 protects the brain from epileptic seizures in mice, Israeli researchers have found. Their study, “Dynamic changes in murine forebrain miR-211 expression associate with cholinergic imbalances ... Read more
Q-State Biosciences (Q-State) and UCB have agreed to work together on precision genetic therapies for epilepsy, particularly children forms that can be very severe. The collaboration will cover research costs, preclinical ... Read more
Scientists at the University of California-Riverside think they know why patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are up to six times more likely to suffer from epilepsy. The newfound link may lead to the ... Read more
Computer scientists and mathematicians have developed an algorithm that might predict, with 20 minutes notice, an upcoming epileptic seizure. The study, “Crowdsourcing reproducible seizure forecasting in human and canine epilepsy,” ... Read more