Steve Bryson, PhD, science writer —

Steve holds a PhD in biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada. As a medical scientist for 18 years, he worked in both academia and industry, where his research focused on the discovery of new vaccines and medicines to treat inflammatory disorders and infectious diseases. Steve is a published author in multiple peer-reviewed scientific journals and a patented inventor.

Articles by Steve Bryson

Preventive Esperoct Plus Surgery Reduces Joint Bleeds, Aids Mobility

Preventive treatment with Esperoct (turoctocog alfa pegol) plus joint surgery significantly decreased annual joint bleeding rates, reduced pain, and improved mobility in hemophilia A patients, according to an analysis of Pathfinder trial data. “Our results therefore support the notion that patients with haemophilia A being treated with [Esperoct]…

Implanting 3D Bioscaffolds in Rats Works to Trigger FVIII Production

Implanting bioscaffolds — 3D biological scaffolds made up of collagen and other molecules — carrying transformed liver cells into rats successfully triggered the production of factor VIII (FVIII), the clotting protein missing in people with hemophilia A. According to researchers, these bioscaffolds may be a therapeutic alternative to FVIII…

Patients on Prophylactics Maintain Pain Thresholds Over Year Study

Differences in sensory detection and pain thresholds were found in hemophilia patients taking prophylactics, compared to healthy individuals, and these differences did not change over the course of a one-year follow-up study. These findings indicate that “under prophylactic treatment, the existing difference in the pain profile between [people with…