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

Zolgensma gene therapy for SMA now routinely accessible in UK

The one-time gene therapy Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec) will now be routinely accessible at low or no cost to presymptomatic infants in England who are genetically predisposed to spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). Per updated recommendations from the country’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), this includes…