Magdalena Kegel,  —

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.

Articles by Magdalena Kegel

Rituxan Is Far Cheaper Than Other Therapy Options Over Myasthenia Gravis Patients’ Lifetimes, Study Shows

The cost of Genentech’s myasthenia gravis treatment Rituxan (rituximab) is half that of the blood purification process known as plasmapheresis and a third that of intravenous immunoglobulin therapy over a patient’s lifetime, according to a study. Few health insurance systems reimburse the costs of Rituxan for myasthenia gravis, the researchers…