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

Adequate Care Lacking for Many With Huntington’s in India, Study Finds

Among people with Huntington’s disease living in India, psychiatric problems are common but routine clinical follow-up is lacking, a study suggests, emphasizing the need for better symptomatic care. The study, “Psychiatric morbidity and poor follow-up underlie suboptimal functional and survival outcomes in Huntington’s disease,” was published in …

Austedo to Manage Chorea Safe at Higher Doses, Study Finds

Austedo (deutetrabenazine) can be safely taken at higher than the maximum dose now approved to control involuntary movement in people with Huntington’s disease, an analysis of clinical trial data reported. These findings, “Evaluation of the Safety of Deutetrabenazine at Higher Doses to Treat Chorea in…