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

Patients, Caregivers Urged to Get COVID-19 Vaccines ASAP

People with Alzheimer’s disease, as well as their caregivers, are being urged — on social media and via press releases — to get COVID-19 vaccines as soon as possible. That’s the recommendation of the Medical, Scientific and Memory Screening Advisory Board of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA). “Getting…

New Technique May Enable Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

A newly developed technique could make it easier to measure very small concentrations of molecules, which may have implications in early diagnostic testing for Alzheimer’s and other diseases. The technique was described in Research, in the study “Single-Atom Nanozymes Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Sensitive Detection of…