Magdalena is a writer with a passion for bridging the gap between the people performing research, and those who want or need to understand it. She writes about medical science and drug discovery. She holds an MS in Pharmaceutical Bioscience and a PhD — spanning the fields of psychiatry, immunology, and neuropharmacology — from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.
Genetic screening for Gaucher disease identifies many patients that may never experience symptoms, according to a new study, and researchers argue that the benefits of early diagnosis of potentially harmful ... Read more
Making lysosomes more acidic may be an ingeniously simple, yet efficient, way to prevent the consequences of lysosomal storage disorders such as Gaucher disease. And restoring acidity can be ... Read more
Researchers from New York University School of Medicine recently found that treating a mouse model of Gaucher disease with a key part of the protein progranulin led to marked improvement. The ... Read more
A case of a woman with Gaucher disease who was also diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus has raised questions about whether the two conditions may be related. But researchers behind ... Read more
A recent review of substrate reduction therapy for Gaucher disease, by the National Health Institute Doutor Ricardo Jorge, in Portugal, explored how well the strategy performs and identifies areas of treatment improvement ... Read more
A case report by researchers at Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalya Hospital in India described a child with a rare type of lung involvement in Gaucher disease. The study underscored ... Read more