Steve Bryson, PhD, science writer —

Steve holds a PhD in biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada. As a medical scientist for 18 years, he worked in both academia and industry, where his research focused on the discovery of new vaccines and medicines to treat inflammatory disorders and infectious diseases. Steve is a published author in multiple peer-reviewed scientific journals and a patented inventor.

Articles by Steve Bryson

Sound processing, behaviors linked in women with fragile X premutations

How the brain processes sound varies across three neuropsychiatric feature-based subgroups of women who carry so-called premutations in FMR1, the gene associated with fragile X syndrome, a pilot study showed. “Our findings suggest a spectrum of sensory processing characteristics present in subgroups of premutation carriers that have been previously understudied…

Gene Therapy Shows Promise in Fragile X Rat Model

Gene therapy rescued several behavioral and brainwave abnormalities seen in a rat model of fragile X syndrome. Findings from the study support further development of gene therapy for treating people people with the condition, the scientists said. The study, “Gene Therapy Using an Orthologue of Human…