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

EMA Names CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing Therapy an Orphan Drug for RDEB

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) granted orphan drug designation to an investigational, and yet unnamed, potential therapy for recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB) based on CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing. This designation confers certain incentives, including advice from the EMA during the development process, reduced or exempted fees and…