Marisa Wexler, MS, senior science writer —

Marisa holds a Master of Science in cellular and molecular pathology from the University of Pittsburgh, where she studied novel genetic drivers of ovarian cancer. Her areas of expertise include cancer biology, immunology, and genetics, and she has worked as a science writing and communications intern for the Genetics Society of America.

Articles by Marisa Wexler

Young Onset Parkinson’s Presents Unique Challenges, Article Asserts

People with young onset Parkinson’s disease have unique features that should be taken into account when providing care and conducting research, a recent review article highlights. The paper, “Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease: A Modern and Tailored Approach,” was published in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’s usually…

FDA Supports Cala Trio as Potential Therapy for Action Tremors in Hands

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has named  Cala Trio a breakthrough device as a potential wrist-worn treatment of action tremors in the hands of adults with Parkinson’s disease. This designation is given to medical devices with the potential to more effectively treat diseases that are life-threatening or irreversibly debilitating. It…