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

Novo Nordisk Acquires Prothena’s PRX004, Plus Full ATTR Program

Novo Nordisk has acquired Prothena’s clinical-stage antibody PRX004, an investigational therapy for people with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTR), which also includes familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP), as well as other non-hereditary forms of the disease. While the company initially will focus on developing PRX004 for the treatment of ATTR…

Genomic Screening IDs Risk for Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis

Symptoms related to familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) and other forms of hereditary transthyretin (ATTR) amyloidosis were found in African American and Hispanic or Latinx individuals who unknowingly carried a disease-related genetic variant revealed by genomic screening, according to a recent study.