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

Denali therapy candidate fails to slow ALS progression in trial

Denali Therapeutics’ SAR443820 (DNL788) treatment candidate — now in late-stage clinical testing for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), per the company’s website — has failed to significantly slow disease progression in adults in a Phase 2 trial. The experimental therapy “did not meet the primary endpoint of change” in outcomes…