Forest Ray, PhD,  —

Forest Ray received his PhD in systems biology from Columbia University, where he developed tools to match drug side effects to other diseases. He has since worked as a journalist and science writer, covering topics from rare diseases to the intersection between environmental science and social justice. He currently lives in Long Beach, California.

Articles by Forest Ray

Amicus’ Gene Therapy for CLN6 Batten Given PRIME Status in Europe

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has given priority medicines (PRIME) status to AT-GTX-501, Amicus Therapeutics‘ investigational gene therapy for CLN6 Batten disease, otherwise known as variant late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis 6 (vLINCL6) disease. PRIME designation helps speed the development and regulatory review of promising medicines…