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

Translating Angelman patient registry boosted participation

The translation into other languages of the Global Angelman Syndrome Registry (GASR) website has substantially boosted global participation by families affected by Angelman syndrome, a study shows. Researchers say adopting multiple languages “helps build and maintain engagement with global disease communities.” The approach could also serve as an…

International Angelman Day to be observed on Feb. 15

Organizations around the world will come together Feb. 15 to observe International Angelman Day (IAD), a global effort to raise awareness, honor those living with the rare neurological disease and commemorate those who have passed away. The annual initiative also seeks to encourage fundraising and support research for…