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

Study Describes New Compounds With Potential to Treat ALS

Newly developed compounds derived from ebselen could be used to treat some types of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a recent study suggests. The study, “Novel Selenium-based compounds with therapeutic potential for SOD1-linked amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,” was published in EBioMedicine. About a fifth of familial…