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.
Children with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) struggle to express adequate facial and bodily emotions, which is linked to difficulties adapting socially, a study suggests. The study, “Equivocal expression of emotions ... Read more
Small mutations in SNORD1116, a gene previously linked with typical manifestations of Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), is associated with paranoia in women, a study shows. This finding reflects the greater ... Read more
Adenotonsillectomy — a surgery to remove both the adenoids and tonsils — may help ease obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), a Taiwanese study suggests. ... Read more
Treatment with growth hormone for eight years led to a lower spine curvature in children with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) who developed scoliosis, a preliminary Dutch study reports. The research, “Effects ... Read more
Newborns with Prader-Willi syndrome often have a lower birth weight and can be shorter than newborns who do not have this rare disease, a study conducted in Italy reports. ... Read more
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