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

FDA Clears Phase 1/2 Trial of Gene Therapy for FA Heart Disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a Phase 1/2 clinical trial for LX2006, Lexeo Therapeutics’ investigational gene therapy for heart disease in people with Friedreich’s ataxia (FA). Lexeo submitted the trial for approval under an investigational new drug (IND) application based on promising preclinical data. The…