Lindsey Shapiro, PhD, science writer —

Lindsey earned her PhD in neuroscience from Emory University in Atlanta, where she studied novel therapeutic strategies for treatment-resistant forms of epilepsy. She was awarded a fellowship from the American Epilepsy Society in 2019 for this research. Lindsey also previously worked as a postdoctoral researcher, studying the role of inflammation in epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease.

Articles by Lindsey Shapiro

HAE-associated Mortality in Brazil Tied to Income Levels

Death due to breathing difficulties associated with hereditary angioedema (HAE) remains a concern in Brazil, highlighting that misdiagnosis and a lack of treatment access in lower-income countries may contribute to increased mortality rates, a recent study highlights. While HAE-associated deaths have declined significantly in recent years within high-income countries,…

KalVista’s HAE Treatment KVD900 Now Called Sebetralstat

KVD900, KalVista Pharmaceuticals’ investigational on-demand treatment for swelling attacks in people with hereditary angioedema (HAE), will now be called sebetralstat, the company announced. Sebetralstat will become the nonproprietary nomenclature for the treatment’s active ingredients, meaning that will be the generic name for any medication using the same formulation…