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 investigational therapy sutimlimab prevented hemolysis, significantly increased hemoglobin, and improved the quality of life in patients with cold agglutinin disease (CAD), according to data from a Phase 3 ... Read more
Restricted blood flow, or ischemia, in the nose of a cold agglutinin disease (CAD) patient can be successfully treated using a combination that includes aspirin, heparin, nitroglycerin ointment, and hyperbaric ... Read more
Immune rejection and half-matched donors are risk factors for developing autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) following blood cancer-treating stem cell transplants, a study found. Titled “Autoimmune hemolytic anemia after allogeneic ... Read more
Vigilant monitoring of cold hemagglutinin disease patients undergoing heart surgery can help prevent dangerous complications, a case report study says. The study, “Anaesthetic management for cardiac surgery in patients with ... Read more
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