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

Charitable Program by Takeda Helps Patients Worldwide Gain Treatment

A charitable program can help people with lysosomal storage disorders, such as Fabry disease, who live in underserved communities worldwide gain access to essential treatments, a study reports. The study, “A charitable access program for patients with lysosomal storage disorders in underserved communities worldwide,” was published in…

FDA Reviewing Application of PRX-102 as Fabry Treatment

Note: This story was updated Sept. 9, 2020, to reflect that PRX-102 is licensed to Chiesi for all markets, including the U.S. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review an application from Chiesi Global Rare Diseases and Protalix BioTherapeutics that asks for approval of…

FDA Puts Fabry Gene Therapy 4D-310 on Fast Track

4D-310, a new gene therapy for Fabry disease that is being developed by 4D Molecular Therapeutics (4DMT), has been granted fast track designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This designation is given to investigational therapies that the FDA deems to have…