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.
Many patients with blood cancers, such as myeloma, go into remission after receiving a stem-cell transplant. However, there are still many patients (about one-third) who relapse, a condition usually associated with a poor ... Read more
Results from a clinical trial support the use of a specific combination drug induction therapy over another three-drug treatment in multiple myeloma patients who are eligible for transplants. The study ... Read more
Results from an ongoing clinical trial supports the use of upfront autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) to treat multiple myeloma patients age 65 or younger. The findings, in a report ... Read more