Lindsey Shapiro, PhD, science writer —

Lindsey earned her PhD in neuroscience from Emory University in Atlanta, where she studied novel therapeutic strategies for treatment-resistant forms of epilepsy. She was awarded a fellowship from the American Epilepsy Society in 2019 for this research. Lindsey also previously worked as a postdoctoral researcher, studying the role of inflammation in epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease.

Articles by Lindsey Shapiro

Mediterranean Diets Linked to Reduced Symptom Burden

Better adherence to Mediterranean-style diets is associated with lower patient-reported symptom severity in people with Parkinson’s disease, according to a study of more than 1,000 patients. Between the two evaluated diets — the Mediterranean (MEDI) and the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) — the MIND diet was…