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

High cortisol levels, being male raise risk of blood clots

Being male, having high cortisol levels at the time of Cushing’s diagnosis, and undergoing multiple surgeries were identified as key factors linked to a high risk of blood clots in people with Cushing’s, according to data from a large European registry. Preventive anti-blood clotting protocols varied across treatment centers,…