Vijaya Iyer, PhD,  —

Vijaya Iyer is a freelance science writer for BioNews Services. She has contributed content to their several disease-specific websites, including cystic fibrosis, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, among others. She holds a PhD in Microbiology from Kansas State University, where her research focused on molecular biology, bacterial interactions, metabolism, and animal models to study bacterial infections. Following the completion of her PhD, Dr. Iyer went on to complete three postdoctoral fellowships at Kansas State University, University of Miami and Temple University. She joined BioNews Services to utilize her scientific background and writing skills to help patients and caregivers remain abreast with important scientific breakthroughs.

Articles by Vijaya Iyer

Intracranial Volume May Be Used as Measure of Brain Development in Fabry Disease, Study Finds

The intracranial volume (ICV) in patients with Fabry disease is significantly lower than in healthy individuals, indicating an early onset of neurodevelopmental abnormality, according to researchers. Their study, “Reduced Intracranial Volume in Fabry Disease: Evidence of Abnormal Neurodevelopment?” was published in the journal Frontiers in Neurology. Fabry…