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

New Esbriet Generic PF Treatment Now Available in US

Accord Healthcare has released a generic version of Esbriet (pirfenidone) for people in the U.S. with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). First approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in January, the treatment is now available and ready to be shipped, according to Accord. “We’re proud…

Enrollment Now Complete in ZEPHYRUS-1 Trial of Pamrevlumab

Enrollment is now complete in ZEPHYRUS-1, a Phase 3 trial of pamrevlumab, an investigational treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), the therapy’s developer, FibroGen, announced. The randomized, placebo-controlled trial (NCT03955146) now includes 356 IPF patients across 144 sites worldwide. It aims to evaluate the safety and efficacy…

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