Magdalena Kegel,  —

Magdalena holds an MSc in Pharmaceutical Bioscience and an interdisciplinary PhD merging the fields of psychiatry, immunology and neuropharmacology. Her previous research focused on metabolic and immunologic changes in psychotic disorders. She is now focusing on science writing, allowing her to culture her passion for medical science and human health.

Articles by Magdalena Kegel

FDA Approves First Treatment for Batten Disease Type CLN2

Patients with a specific type of Batten disease now have an approved treatment, with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent approval of Brineura (cerliponase alfa) for use in late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 (CLN2). Brineura is an enzyme replacement therapy, providing CLN2 patients with a lab-produced…