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

EMA Speeds Approval Process for Hemophilia B Gene Therapy

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has approved an accelerated assessment request for etranacogene dezaparvovec, an experimental gene therapy for hemophilia B. The decision means that, once an application is submitted seeking approval for marketing authorization of etranacogene dezaparvovec, it will be reviewed more quickly than normal — which…

Fitusiran Reduced Bleeding Regardless of Inhibitor Status

Monthly treatment with the investigational medication fitusiran can reduce bleeding in people with hemophilia A and B, with or without inhibitors, according to data from two Phase 3 clinical trials. “We are encouraged by the data from these initial Phase 3 studies demonstrating fitusiran’s potential as a new…