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

Experts Issue Guidance for Care of Scleroderma Patients During COVID-19

With the World Scleroderma Foundation (WSF)’s support, experts worldwide answered questions in the form of  recommendations for scleroderma patients amid the COVID-19 outbreak, including the importance of maintaining current medications and discussing any changes with their doctors. Their guidelines, “Systemic sclerosis and the COVID-19 pandemic:…

Tracleer Seen to Ease Skin Symptoms in Small Scleroderma Study

One year of treatment with Tracleer (bosentan) significantly reduces the severity of patient-reported skin symptoms in people with scleroderma, a new study suggests. Yet, these benefits are diminished among those with more severe complications before treatment. The study, “A patient-centered approach to the burden…