Marisa holds an MS in Cellular and Molecular Pathology from the University of Pittsburgh, where she studied novel genetic drivers of ovarian cancer. She specializes in cancer biology, immunology, and genetics. Marisa began working with BioNews in 2018, and has written about science and health for SelfHacked and the Genetics Society of America. She also writes/composes musicals and coaches the University of Pittsburgh fencing club.
Muscle strength and function measurements in people with late-onset Pompe disease (LOPD) correlate with whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (WBMRI) results, a new study suggests. The study, “Whole‐body MRI in ... Read more
A new study reports the genetic and clinical characteristics of 113 U.S. children who have Pompe disease, the largest such group that has been uniformly assessed in this manner. ... Read more