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

Study Provides Further Evidence of Cognitive, Emotional Difficulties in Cushing’s Syndrome

People with Cushing’s syndrome commonly experience cognitive and emotional problems, a new study indicates. The study, “Neuropsychological and Emotional Functioning in Patients with Cushing’s Syndrome,” was published in Behavioural Neurology. Cushing’s syndrome is characterized by abnormally high levels of the hormone cortisol. (Cushing’s disease…

Isturisa Now Available in France, Recordati Announces

Cushing’s syndrome treatment Isturisa (osilodrostat) now is commercially available in France. The announcement from Recordati Rare Diseases comes soon after the medication became fully available for sale and distribution to adults in the U.S. The company stated that the medication will be made available elsewhere in the European Union…