Steve holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada. He worked as a medical scientist for 18 years, within both industry and academia, where his research focused on the discovery of new medicines to treat inflammatory disorders and infectious diseases. Steve recently stepped away from the lab and into science communications, where he’s helping make medical science information more accessible for everyone.
Primary Sjogren’s syndrome (pSS) patients have less diversity in their gut microbiome — with less abundant beneficial bacteria but more abundant opportunistic bacteria with pro-inflammatory activity — compared with ... Read more
High activity levels in immune-related genes are associated with the malfunction of immune cells isolated from people with primary Sjogren’s syndrome, a small study revealed. Such increased gene activity ... Read more