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

MECP2 Changes Dictate Nerve Cell Structure and Function in Study

Nerve cells derived from Rett syndrome patients showed alterations in structure, function, and network connectivity that depend on the severity of MECP2 genetic changes that cause the condition, a study revealed. Nerve cells from a rare atypical Rett patient with mild disease and preserved speech had similar core structural…

Upper Body Training Improves Motor Skills, Attention Span

Repeated and well-structured upper body training of girls and women with Rett syndrome improves reaching and grasping ability, attention span, and reduced repetitive movements, a study suggests These findings highlight the relationship between attention and motor abilities, which has implications for the development of motor rehabilitation programs for these…