Aisha Abdullah received a B.S. in biology from the University of Houston and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Weill Cornell Medical College, where she studied the role of microRNA in embryonic and early postnatal brain development. Since finishing graduate school, she has worked as a science communicator making science accessible to broad audiences.
Immune B-cells originating in the thymus continue to circulate in the blood after thymectomy, causing a diminished clinical response to treatment in people with myasthenia gravis (MG), a study ... Read more
Local injections of the corticosteroid dexamethasone alleviated symptoms and resulted in complete remission in most patients with ocular myasthenia gravis, a small clinical trial has shown. Compared to systemic treatments, local ... Read more
Women with myasthenia gravis (MG) have a diminished quality of life compared with male patients, and are particularly affected by the number of additional diseases (comorbidities) they experience, a new ... Read more