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

Investigational Myeloma Treatment KP1237 Wins FDA Orphan Drug Status

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to Kleo Pharmaceuticals‘ KP1237, an investigational treatment for multiple myeloma. The designation grants various development incentives to medications that address rare disorders affecting fewer than 200,000 people annually in the U.S. Incentives include…

Sarclisa Triple Combo Prolongs Life Without Disease Progression in Some Myeloma Patients, Interim Data Show

A combination of Sarclisa (isatuximab) plus standard Kyprolis (carfilzomib) and dexamethasone treatment significantly delays disease progression or death in people with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma, interim results from a Phase 3 clinical trial suggest. The findings were shared at the European Hematology Association (EHA) 2020 Virtual Congress,…