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

Case Report: Uterine Fibroid Surgery Triggers aHUS in Woman

Uterine fibroid surgery triggered atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) in a woman without disease-related genetic defects, a case study reported. Clinicians should investigate conditions such as aHUS after major gynecologic surgery accompanied by kidney impairment and abnormal lab tests indicating red blood cell damage to prevent irreversible kidney disease,…

Crohn’s Disease May Lessen Soliris’ Effectiveness in aHUS Patients

Relapses of Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel condition, lessened the efficacy of Soliris (eculizumab) in an adolescent girl with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), a case study reported. “Increased doses of [Soliris] may be necessary to maintain therapeutic blood levels of [Soliris] and full complement blockade, especially if…