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

BXCL501 seen to ease Alzheimer’s agitation in Phase 3 trial

On-demand treatment with BXCL501, an orally dissolving film formulation of dexmedetomidine, significantly eased episodes of agitation among Alzheimer’s disease patients in a Phase 3 clinical trial, according to topline results announced by the therapy’s developer, BioXcel Therapeutics. “We believe these results represent a significant milestone for BioXcel Therapeutics…

BIIB080 shows Alzheimer’s-related tau protein reduction in study

Treatment with the experimental therapy BIIB080 led to long-term reductions in the levels of disease-associated tau protein in the brains of people with early Alzheimer’s disease. That’s according to new data from a Phase 1b trial (NCT03186989) presented by Biogen at the International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s…