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.
A new study is recruiting adults with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) type 1A to find better methods for measuring disease progression in this patient population, the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation announced in a ... Read more
Researchers have identified the first Portuguese family with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2E — caused by rare mutations in the NEFL gene — with family members showing different symptoms. The case ... Read more
Mutations in the GDAP1 gene — which are linked to Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2K (CMT2K) — can affect how well mitochondria are able to keep cells supplied with essential energy, a lab ... Read more