Huntington’s disease research news. In plain language. Written by scientists. For the global HD community.

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Melissa Christianson, PhD

Staff Writer

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

After earning her undergraduate degree from Yale University, Melissa pursued her PhD in neurobiology at Duke University with Don Lo. She continued to broaden her knowledge about the neuroscience of disease as a postdoc at Duke, where she realized her passion for clear scientific communication. Melissa is now a medical and scientific writer focused on translating complex scientific messages into understandable English for the public.

Articles written by Melissa Christianson