Lindsey Shapiro, PhD, science writer —

Lindsey earned her PhD in neuroscience from Emory University in Atlanta, where she studied novel therapeutic strategies for treatment-resistant forms of epilepsy. She was awarded a fellowship from the American Epilepsy Society in 2019 for this research. Lindsey also previously worked as a postdoctoral researcher, studying the role of inflammation in epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease.

Articles by Lindsey Shapiro

Enzyme Deficiency Appears to Worsen Sickle Cell Symptoms

The prevalence of a genetic disorder affecting red blood cells, called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency, was equally high among people with sickle cell disease (SCD) and healthy blood donors in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a study has found. In addition, among SCD patients, the presence of G6PD…