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.
There are disconnects in priorities for healthcare providers caring for very young children with cerebral palsy (CP) and those children’s parents, a new study has found. This finding suggests ... Read more
Educating parents and caregivers about the need for hip surveillance for children with cerebral palsy, and helping reduce barriers in getting the needed X-rays, are key to establishing family-centered ... Read more
A new study reports that mothers of children with cerebral palsy in Nigeria face a multitude of psychosocial challenges that are often ignored. The researchers called for better education ... Read more
A new study reports that cerebral palsy patients with poorer motor function abilities are more likely to have strabismus. The study, “Strabismus is correlated with gross motor function in ... Read more
A new study suggests that socioeconomically disadvantaged children with cerebral palsy are at greater risk of having more severe disease. The study, “Impact of social disadvantage on cerebral palsy ... Read more
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