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

Rare Case of Amyloidosis as Secondary Feature of Sjogren’s Syndrome Described in Report

Although rare, localized amyloidosis can sometimes appear as a consequence of Sjogren’s syndrome, according to a case report from South Korea. The study, “Primary Sjogren syndrome diagnosed simultaneously with localized amyloidosis of the lacrimal gland: A case report,” was published in the journal Medicine. A 45-year-old woman arrived at Pusan National University…

Oral Health of Primary Sjögren’s Patients Seen as Similar to That of Healthy Controls in Small Study

The oral health of patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome is similar to that of patients with rheumatoid arthritis or healthy individuals, a small study suggests. The study, “Clinical periodontal status and inflammatory cytokines in primary sjogren syndrome and rheumatoid artritis,” was published in The Journal of Periodontology. Primary Sjögren’s…