Steve holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada. He worked as a medical scientist for 18 years, within both industry and academia, where his research focused on the discovery of new medicines to treat inflammatory disorders and infectious diseases. Steve recently stepped away from the lab and into science communications, where he’s helping make medical science information more accessible for everyone.
The anti-inflammatory immune signaling protein interleukin-37 (IL-37) blocked the growth of endometriosis-like lesions and the production of pro-inflammatory markers in mice, an early study reported. These findings support further ... Read more
The risk of developing endometriosis is higher if the mother has the condition, or if she smokes during pregnancy or child-rearing, while the odds are lower for those that have ... Read more