Patrícia Silva, PhD, director of science content —

Patrícia holds a PhD in medical microbiology and infectious diseases from the Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands, and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisbon, Portugal. Her work in academia was mainly focused on molecular biology and the genetic traits of infectious agents such as viruses and parasites. Patrícia earned several travel awards to present her work at international scientific meetings. She is a published author of several peer-reviewed science articles.

Articles by Patrícia Silva

Saniona Reports Positive Results from a Phase 1 Study of Tesomet Tablets

Biotech company Saniona recently announced that the Phase 1 pharmacokinetic study of a new tablet therapy candidate for Prader-Willi syndrome, called Tesomet (tesofensine/metoprolol), produced promising results in healthy men. Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is an inherited disorder that creates feelings of constant hunger, which often leads to obesity and type 2 diabetes.