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

Children with SMA express good quality of life in small study

Children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), even those with substantial physical disability, tend to report that their quality of life is similar to other children their age, a small study from Germany reports. “The results from this pilot study show that German children with SMA, despite significant physical disability,…