Vijaya Iyer, PhD,  —

Vijaya Iyer is a freelance science writer for BioNews Services. She has contributed content to their several disease-specific websites, including cystic fibrosis, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, among others. She holds a PhD in Microbiology from Kansas State University, where her research focused on molecular biology, bacterial interactions, metabolism, and animal models to study bacterial infections. Following the completion of her PhD, Dr. Iyer went on to complete three postdoctoral fellowships at Kansas State University, University of Miami and Temple University. She joined BioNews Services to utilize her scientific background and writing skills to help patients and caregivers remain abreast with important scientific breakthroughs.

Articles by Vijaya Iyer

Regenerative Therapy Has Potential to Treat Chronic Joint Dislocation

Regenerative treatment with tetradecyl sulfate and polidocanol injections helps stabilize joints in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) patients with recurrent joint dislocation, a reassessment of medical records shows. The study, “Comparison of tetradecyl sulfate versus polidocanol injections for stabilization of joints that regularly dislocate in an Ehlers-Danlos population” was published in…

EDS Coalition Announces Global Initiative to Guide, Coordinate Patient Care

A global resource to guide healthcare professionals in assessing and managing symptoms of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD), and related conditions will be developed by the EDS Comorbidity Coalition. A generous donor made the endeavor possible, according to the Ehlers-Danlos Society, which founded the EDS Comorbidity Coalition,…