Patricia S Paton was born in Brazil where she acquired her BSc in biochemistry & immunology, MSc in cellular and molecular biology and PhD in immunology. In 2000 she was awarded an international fellowship by the Wellcome Trust to develop her research, signalling transduction in a parasitic disease, at University of Glasgow. Afterwards, she was involved with projects on immune-stimulating complexes and drugs development. Nowadays, living in Glasgow, she is married, has a daughter and tutors privately.
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