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

Unusual symptoms of LEMS seen in rare case of woman, 62: Report

A 62-year-old woman with a long history of smoking was diagnosed with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) after experiencing rare symptoms of the autoimmune disease — specifically, early respiratory failure and unresponsive pupils. These symptoms occurred following an in-hospital cardiac arrest, the clinicians noted in a case report. Initially treated for…