Patricia Inacio, 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 Inacio

Study Finds Poor Mineralization in Teeth of XLH Children

The teeth of children with X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) are marked by defects in mineralization affecting the three layers of hard dental tissue — enamel, dentin and cementum — a small study reports. The study, “Mineralization Defects in the Primary Dentition Associated with X-linked Hypophosphatemic Rickets,” was…

Key Topics on the Agenda for Virtual XLH Week

The Virtual XLH Week 2020, a series of online events bringing together people with X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH), their families, caregivers, and healthcare professionals, is open for registration. Organized by the XLH Network, the virtual week will run Oct. 3–10. Those wishing to take part need to register here…