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

ALS Telecare App Benefits Patients, Providers, Study Shows

People with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) may benefit from at-home monitoring using an app, a study found. The study, “Telehealth as part of specialized ALS care: feasibility and user experiences with ‘ALS home-monitoring and coaching’,” was published in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. Providing…

Insurance Data May Predict ALS, Research Shows

A machine-learning model based on insurance information from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients may be able to speed diagnosis of the disease in others, research suggests. The findings were presented at the 30th International Symposium on ALS/MND, in the presentation “Machine learning model using insurance…