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

Specific DNA Rearrangement Predicts Treatment Resistance, Poor Outcomes in Multiple Myeloma, Study Suggests

A genomic rearrangement involving the immunoglobulin lambda (IgL) gene is predictive of resistance to immunomodulatory agents and poor outcomes among multiple myeloma patients, a new study suggests. Testing for this rearrangement of chromosomes may help better stratify patients according to their risk of disease progression and tailor their treatment regimens.

Janssen Seeks Approval of Darzalex Add-on for Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Patients in Japan

Janssen has submitted an application to Japanese authorities seeking the approval of Darzalex (daratumumab) — in combination with standard Revlimid (lenalidomide) and dexamethasone — for the treatment of newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients ineligible for high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant. The supplemental new drug application, which will be considered under priority review, is based on…