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.
Nearly three-quarters of adults with cerebral palsy experience pain as a symptom, a meta-analysis suggests. “Pain in adults with cerebral palsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant ... Read more
Women with cerebral palsy (CP) experience difficulties as they age and barriers to accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare, a new study highlights, emphasizing the need to give these women ... Read more
A combination of polyethylene glycol and Motilium (domperidone) can decrease chronic constipation in children with cerebral palsy more effectively than either treatment alone, a study suggests. The study, “Comparison of ... Read more
Playing virtual reality games as part of a physical and occupational therapy program can increase motor performance among children with cerebral palsy (CP), a new study suggests. The study, ... Read more
After an intensive treatment period, changes in motor capacity in children with cerebral palsy, as observed in a standardized environment, do not correlate well with actual motor performance in ... Read more
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