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

Sanfilippo Growth Impairments Milder Than Other MPS Types

Children with Sanfilippo syndrome have impaired growth compared with the general population, but these deviations are milder than those observed with other types of mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS), a study found. The study, which spanned more than 30 years, found that children with MPS were significantly longer than healthy children at…