Alejandra Viviescas, PhD,  —

Alejandra has a PhD in Genetics from São Paulo State University (UNESP) and is currently working as a scientific writer, editor, and translator. As a writer for BioNews, she is fulfilling her passion for making scientific data easily available and understandable to the general public. Aside from her work with BioNews, she also works as a language editor for non-English speaking authors and is an author of science books for kids.

Articles by Alejandra Viviescas

Parents Need Supportive Care as Child Transitions to Wheelchair, Study Says

Parents of children with neuromuscular diseases who are prescribed wheelchair use should be involved in this process and receive psychological care and social support to facilitate transition to wheelchair equipment, according to a recent study. The study, “It’s not just the wheelchair, it’s everything else”: Australian parents’ perspectives of wheelchair prescription…