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

New Rat Model of HAE More Closely Mimics Human Disease

Researchers have developed a new rat model of hereditary angioedema (HAE) that more closely mimics the swelling episodes experienced by humans, which might improve studies about the mechanisms that cause the disease. The model has been described in a new paper, “Endothelial B2-receptor overexpression as an…

Guidelines Compiled for Diagnosing HAE in Emergency Rooms

In a new study, researchers provide recommendations for when to consider a diagnosis of hereditary angioedema (HAE) for patients who come to the  emergency room with swelling. The study, “Development of the Hereditary Angioedema Rapid Triage (HAE-RT) Tool,” was published in The Journal of Allergy…