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

AstraZeneca Set to Acquire Alexion Pharmaceuticals in 2021

After unanimous votes by the boards of directors of both companies, AstraZeneca has announced it will acquire Alexion Pharmaceuticals. If the acquisition gets all needed regulatory clearances, as well as approvals by the shareholders of both companies, the deal is expected to be finalized in the third quarter…

Case Highlights Need to Identify More aHUS-causing Mutations

Research is needed to identify more mutations that cause atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), as well as to establish best practices for long-term treatment with Soliris (eculizumab), a case report highlights. The study, “A Case Report of Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in a Two-Month-Old Infant…