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

Long-term Spinraza found safe, effective for most adults with SMA

Long-term treatment with Spinraza (nusinersen) led to clinically relevant improvements in motor function for most adults and older children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in a study. “Our data provide real-world evidence for continuous effectiveness and safety of long-term [Spinraza] treatment in adults and older children regardless of…