Marisa holds an MS in Cellular and Molecular Pathology from the University of Pittsburgh, where she studied novel genetic drivers of ovarian cancer. She specializes in cancer biology, immunology, and genetics. Marisa began working with BioNews in 2018, and has written about science and health for SelfHacked and the Genetics Society of America. She also writes/composes musicals and coaches the University of Pittsburgh fencing club.
The immune cells that produce self-targeting antibodies in cryoglobulinemia vasculitis (CV), a complication of Sjogren’s syndrome, are characterized by mutations that are known to drive lymphomas, a new study ... Read more
A new machine learning algorithm may help identify people with primary Sjögren’s syndrome who are at an increased risk of developing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), a type of blood cancer, findings ... Read more
Sjögren’s syndrome can be classified into four distinct groups based on symptoms, and these groupings may be suggestive of differences in underlying biology and even response to treatment, a ... Read more
Artificial intelligence may complement — or even replace — manual search for researchers performing literature reviews, a new study suggests. The study, which used primary Sjögren’s syndrome as an example, ... Read more
Psychiatric disorders including depression, anxiety, and sleep problems are more commonly diagnosed in people with primary Sjögren’s syndrome than in the general population or in those with another rheumatic ... Read more
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