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

Fewer Bleeds Follow Move to Extended Half-life Therapy, Study Finds

People with severe hemophilia A who switch from standard to extended half-life replacement therapies experience fewer bleeds and require less frequent infusions, an analysis of patients in Austria indicates. Whether these gains are reflected in lower overall treatment costs, however, is less clear, its researchers added. Data from this…

Low Risk of Developing Inhibitors Found for Nuwiq Patients

Treatment with Octapharma‘s Nuwiq is associated with a low risk of developing inhibitors — antibodies that prevent the medication from working properly — in previously untreated patients (PUPs) with hemophilia A, according to the results of a clinical trial. These findings were published in the journal Thrombosis…