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

UK team seeks to boost diagnoses of Fabry in underrepresented groups

Researchers in England are working toward identifying and addressing barriers to reaching a Fabry disease diagnosis among underrepresented communities, particularly within ethnic minority and low socioeconomic status groups. The project is spearheaded by Richard Steeds, MD, a professor at the University of Birmingham and consultant cardiologist at University Hospitals…

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…