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 finds elevated inflammatory markers in Fabry patients

People with Fabry disease have higher-than-normal levels of three inflammatory markers in their blood, according to a recent study. These markers include elevated neopterin and biopterin levels, and an increased kynurenine-to-tryptophan ratio. The study, “Serum Neopterin, Biopterin, Tryptophan, and Kynurenine Levels in Patients with Fabry Disease,”…

Guidelines for use of Galafold emphasize patient empowerment

A team of expert clinicians and patient advocates has created a new set of recommendations to guide the use of Galafold (migalastat) in people with Fabry disease, highlighting the importance of centering patients’ preferences in treatment decisions. “We hope that this publication will lead to the provision of…