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

Surgery can relieve Pompe disease children’s drooping eyelids: Report

A surgical technique called conjoint fascial sheath (CFS) suspension may help relieve drooping eyelids in children with infantile-onset Pompe disease (IOPD). “Surgical correction may provide a practical option for ptosis [drooping eyelid] correction in patients with IOPD,” the researchers wrote in “Blepharoptosis in infantile onset Pompe disease:…