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

Girl’s aHUS May Be Due to Autoimmune Thyroid Disease, Report Finds

Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) can co-exist with autoimmune thyroid disease, and the two conditions may influence each other’s development, a case report suggests. The report, “Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome precipitated by thyrotoxicosis: a case report,” was published in BMC Pediatrics. Autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD)…

CHMP Favors Ultomiris to Treat Children and Adults with aHUS in EU

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), a branch of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), is recommending that Alexion Pharmaceuticals‘ Ultomiris (ravulizumab-cwvz) be approved to treat children and adults with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS). A final decision from the European Commission is expected in the…