Lisa Winter

Lisa Winter

Lisa joined The Scientist in 2017. As social media editor, some of her duties include creating content, managing interactions, and developing strategies for the brand’s social media presence. She also contributes to the News & Opinion section of the website. Lisa holds a degree in Biological Sciences with a concentration in genetics, cell, and developmental biology from Arizona State University and has worked in science communication since 2012.

Articles by Lisa Winter
Most Members of Federal Fetal Tissue Ethics Panel Oppose Abortion
Most Members of Federal Fetal Tissue Ethics Panel Oppose Abortion
Lisa Winter | Aug 3, 2020
The members of a new advisory board to the NIH met for the first time and will weigh in on federal funding for grants that rely on donated tissue from abortions.
Molecular Imaging Pioneer, Sanjiv “Sam” Gambhir, Dies at 57
Molecular Imaging Pioneer, Sanjiv “Sam” Gambhir, Dies at 57
Lisa Winter | Jul 28, 2020
The Stanford Medical School professor’s research aided the development of positron emission tomography (PET) reporters to identify disease.
Study: Mask-Wearing Moms with COVID-19 Can Safely Nurse Babies
Study: Mask-Wearing Moms with COVID-19 Can Safely Nurse Babies
Lisa Winter | Jul 24, 2020
None of the breastfed infants in the study tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 within the first two weeks of life.
Analysis Links Poor Air Quality to Increased COVID-19 Deaths
Analysis Links Poor Air Quality to Increased COVID-19 Deaths
Lisa Winter | Jul 14, 2020
In the Netherlands, researchers identify a correlation between pollution and COVID-19 cases, hospital admissions, and deaths.
Blood Transplants from Active Mice Give Brain Boost to Others
Blood Transplants from Active Mice Give Brain Boost to Others
Lisa Winter | Jul 12, 2020
The researchers behind the results propose that an exercise-induced protein in circulation is responsible for the benefits.
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US Bars International Students from Online-Only Learning in Fall
US Bars International Students from Online-Only Learning in Fall
Lisa Winter | Jul 7, 2020
Some in-person instruction will be required to maintain a student visa, and universities must tell the US government of their plans to open by July 15.
Yet Another Brazilian Museum Suffers Fire, Loss Of Specimens
Yet Another Brazilian Museum Suffers Fire, Loss Of Specimens
Lisa Winter | Jul 3, 2020
The Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden is still assessing the damage from a June 15 fire.
Severe Neurological Ailments Reported in COVID-19 Patients
Severe Neurological Ailments Reported in COVID-19 Patients
Lisa Winter | Jun 29, 2020
A survey of hospitalized patients finds some suffer fatigue, ischemic stroke, delirium, and other symptoms.
Nearly All NYC-Area COVID-19 Hospitalizations Had Comorbidities
Nearly All NYC-Area COVID-19 Hospitalizations Had Comorbidities
Lisa Winter | Apr 24, 2020
The most common preexisting conditions among the patients were diabetes, obesity, and hypertension.
False Negatives in Quick COVID-19 Test Near 15 Percent: Study
False Negatives in Quick COVID-19 Test Near 15 Percent: Study
Lisa Winter | Apr 21, 2020
Abbott’s ID NOW test missed the most positive samples among five products given the green light by the FDA to use during the pandemic.