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

Novel treatment shows promise in cell model of Fabry disease

Researchers have developed a novel treatment — an experimental substrate reduction therapy, or SRT — that may hold promise for Fabry disease, according to a new preclinical study. The treatment is designed to reduce levels of Gb3 synthase (Gb3S), an enzyme involved in the production of globotriaosylceramide (Gb3), which…