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

FDA OK’s virus antibody test to determine Beqvez eligibility

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Labcorp’s companion diagnostic test for detecting preexisting antibodies against the viral carrier that’s used in Beqvez (fidanacogene elaparvovec-dzkt), Pfizer’s recently approved gene therapy for hemophilia B. A negative result on an FDA-cleared test is needed to be eligible…