Patrícia holds her PhD in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases from the Leiden University Medical Center in Leiden, The Netherlands. She has studied Applied Biology at Universidade do Minho and was a postdoctoral research fellow at Instituto de Medicina Molecular in Lisbon, Portugal. Her work has been focused on molecular genetic traits of infectious agents such as viruses and parasites.
Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, recently announced encouraging results on its Phase II NeoSphere trial evaluating Perjeta (pertuzumab) as a neoadjuvant (pre-surgery) treatment in specific early breast ... Read more
Researchers at University of Tsukuba and The Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research recently revealed that older breast cancer patients are at higher risk of developing bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) due to radiation ... Read more
A study recently published in the journal Nature Cell Biology by researchers at the University of California, San Diego revealed a new molecular mechanism underlying the link between breast tissue ... Read more
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) recently revealed a potential new therapy for a subtype of breast cancer, the HER2+ (human epidermal growth factor receptor 2). ... Read more
Researchers at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah and The Fourth Military Medical University, China, discovered the molecular mechanisms underlying the growth and survival of a specific type ... Read more
Researchers at Stanford University and Stanford University School of Medicine recently published in the journal Genome Medicine findings revealing that the gene PIK3CA, which has been associated with breast cancer and ... Read more
A multidisciplinary team at Dartmouth College recently established a method to selectively target breast and ovarian cancer cells using nanoparticles with therapeutic applications. The findings were published in the International ... Read more