Alexandra Andersson, PhD,  —

Alexandra holds a BSc in psychology with continued studies in neuroscience and pharmacology. She also holds an interdisciplinary Med. Licentiate, merging the fields of neuropharmacology, psychiatry and immunology from the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Her previous research focused on interaction between the immune- and neurotransmitter systems regarding psychotic disorders.

Articles by Alexandra Andersson

Promising Gene Therapy For Sickle Cell Ready for Clinical Trial

A new engineered gene therapy virus, inserted into blood stem cells and then transplanted into mice with sickle cell disease, markedly reduced red blood cell damage according to the study “Lineage-specific BCL11A knockdown circumvents toxicities and reverses sickle phenotype,” published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. A clinical gene therapy trial…