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

Multi-faceted Intervention Improves Timeliness of Treatments in Hospitals

A multi-faceted intervention that included staff education, electronic alerts, and requiring new reports, improved the timeliness with which Parkinson’s disease patients were given medication in a hospital setting, a new study reports. This suggests that similar interventions might aid in the timeliness of Parkinson’s treatments in other hospitals. The study, “…

Treatments Inadequate for People With Late-stage Disease, Study Says

Current Parkinson’s treatments are insufficient for people with late-stage disease, inadequately controlling for many notable motor and non-motor symptoms, a study in these patients across Europe reports. The study, “The late stage of Parkinson’s — results of a large multinational study on motor and non-motor complications,” was…

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