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

Stoke’s Phase 3 Trial of STK-001 for Dravet Planned for Next Year

New safety and efficacy data from two Phase 1/2a clinical trials testing STK-001, Stoke Therapeutics’ investigational treatment for children and adolescents with Dravet syndrome, are expected as early as mid-year. Interim results from the ongoing Phase 1/2a MONARCH (NCT04442295) and ADMIRAL (ISRCTN99651026) trials, reported late last…

Expert Panel Reaches Consensus in Dravet Diagnosis, Management

An international panel of physicians and caregivers with expertise in Dravet syndrome is recommending genetic testing in children ages 2 to 15 months who develop normally but have a prolonged seizure after fever or vaccination. Among several consensus statements, the panel also recommended a number of currently available therapies…

Virpax to Develop CBD Nasal Spray for Epilepsy

Virpax Pharmaceuticals has acquired exclusive worldwide rights from Nanomerics to develop a nasal spray of cannabidiol to treat epilepsy in adults and children, including those with Dravet syndrome. Under the agreement, Virpax can develop, manufacture, and sell VRP324, an investigational formulation of cannabidiol (CBD) administered using a nasal…