Patrícia Silva, PhD, director of science content —

Patrícia holds a PhD in medical microbiology and infectious diseases from the Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands, and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisbon, Portugal. Her work in academia was mainly focused on molecular biology and the genetic traits of infectious agents such as viruses and parasites. Patrícia earned several travel awards to present her work at international scientific meetings. She is a published author of several peer-reviewed science articles.

Articles by Patrícia Silva

Complex Inhalers Potentially Compromise Treatment Adherence, Study Finds

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with comorbidities like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma are struggling to manage their respiratory condition because their inhalers are too complex, researchers at England’s University of Bath reported. The study, “Physical ability of people with rheumatoid arthritis and age-sex matched controls to…