Steve Bryson, PhD, science writer —

Steve holds a PhD in biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada. As a medical scientist for 18 years, he worked in both academia and industry, where his research focused on the discovery of new vaccines and medicines to treat inflammatory disorders and infectious diseases. Steve is a published author in multiple peer-reviewed scientific journals and a patented inventor.

Articles by Steve Bryson

EMA branch opposes conditional approval of AMX0035 in Europe

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued an opinion opposing Amylyx Pharmaceuticals’ bid for conditional European Union approval of AMX0035, its oral treatment to slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The negative recommendation from the advisory committee, an arm of the…

Magnetic stimulation seen to restore ALS motor neurons in cell study

Magnetic stimulation restored the health of lab-grown motor neurons — the muscle-controlling nerve cells that die in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) — derived from people with familial ALS, according to a proof-of-concept study. The approach improved several biological processes in motor neurons, including the movement of cellular components along…