Steve holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada. He worked as a medical scientist for 18 years, within both industry and academia, where his research focused on the discovery of new medicines to treat inflammatory disorders and infectious diseases. Steve recently stepped away from the lab and into science communications, where he’s helping make medical science information more accessible for everyone.
School-aged girls with fragile X syndrome are less aware of bullying than children of the same age and intellectual abilities, a study suggests. These findings indicate that difficulties in ... Read more
Low levels of pro-inflammatory proteins in the blood suggest that inflammation is not a hallmark of fragile X syndrome, according to a new study. The findings also indicated that assessing the ... Read more
A tool to assess language, called expressive language sampling (ELS), found that people with fragile X syndrome have less complex speech, more disruptions in speech, greater talkativeness, and a ... Read more
Medical teams that provide on-site genetic counseling and new screening tools to outpatient clinics — to identify genetic causes of autism spectrum disorder such as fragile X syndrome — significantly improve ... Read more