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

CF Registry in UK Collecting Data on COVID-19 Infections

During COVID-19, the U.K. Cystic Fibrosis Registry is taking steps to further the collection of data on how the ongoing pandemic is affecting people with cystic fibrosis (CF). The CF Registry, managed by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, records data on patients in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern…

Orkambi Helps to Promote Glucose Tolerance in CF Patients, Study Finds

Orkambi (ivacaftor/lumacaftor) can improve glucose tolerance in people with cystic fibrosis, a small study in patients either at risk of or newly diagnosed with diabetes suggests. The study, “Effect of one-year lumacaftor–ivacaftor treatment on glucose tolerance abnormalities in cystic fibrosis patients,” was published in the …