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

Patterns of organ involvement can differ by racial ancestry

Patterns of multiorgan involvement in African Americans with sarcoidosis differ from those of Americans of European ancestry, a study suggests. But in both groups, certain genetic mutations are associated with specific patterns of organ involvement. Collectively, its findings “support ancestry-specific differences likely resulting from distinct social, cultural, and environmental…