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

Xpovio-Kyprolis Combo Shows Good Response in Hard-to-treat Myeloma

Xpovio (selinexor) combined with Kyprolis (carfilzomib) and low-dose dexamethasone leads to strong and durable responses in heavily pretreated multiple myeloma patients, results from a Phase 1/2b trial show. The study, “Once weekly selinexor, carfilzomib and dexamethasone in carfilzomib non-refractory multiple myeloma patients,” was published…

Cilta-cel Approval Requested in Japan for Heavily-treated Myeloma

Janssen has submitted an application to regulators in Japan seeking the approval of ciltacabtagene autoleucel, an investigational CAR T-cell therapy also known as cilta-cel, to treat relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma patients. The submission to the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) specifically asks that…

FDA Gives Orphan Drug Status to Potential Multiple Myeloma Immunotherapy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to Harpoon Therapeutics‘ investigational immunotherapy HPN217 as a possible treatment of multiple myeloma. The designation encourages the development of potential therapies for rare and serious diseases by granting them various financial and regulatory benefits. These include exemptions from…