Posts by: Patricia Silva, PhD

Patrícia holds her PhD in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases from the Leiden University Medical Center in Leiden, The Netherlands. She has studied Applied Biology at Universidade do Minho and was a postdoctoral research fellow at Instituto de Medicina Molecular in Lisbon, Portugal. Her work has been focused on molecular genetic traits of infectious agents such as viruses and parasites.

What Is Sine Sclerosis?

Sine sclerosis, which is also known as sine scleroderma or systemic sclerosis sine scleroderma (ssSSc), is an extremely rare type of scleroderma. MORE: Research is the focus of Rare Disease Day 2017 Unlike “regular” scleroderma, ... Read more