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.
The Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute is funding seven new projects through its Bridges to Translation pilot grant program. One project aims to improve understanding of Ehlers-Danlos ... Read more
A diagnosis of spontaneous renal artery dissection (SRAD) should be considered in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) patients who experience sudden abdominal pain, a case report highlights. The report, “Spontaneous Renal ... Read more
The Ehlers-Danlos Society and Backpack Health have announced a partnership to provide patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) and other related rare diseases with a digital management platform to better access their ... Read more
Acer Therapeutics has received a complete response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding its New Drug Application for Edsivo (celiprolol) for treatment of vascular Ehlers-Danlos ... Read more