Gianna Melillo

Gianna is an associate editor of The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®). She has been working on AJMC® since 2019 and has a BA in philosophy and journalism & professional writing from The College of New Jersey.


Incoming CDC Director to Prioritize Communication, COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

January 19, 2021

As Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, prepares to assume the role of CDC director on January 20, the infectious disease specialist faces a myriad of challenges wrought by the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Study Finds Potential Biomarkers for Distinguishing Glaucoma Subtypes

January 19, 2021

Results from a prospective observational study showed aqueous transforming growth factor beta and autotaxin exhibited high diagnostic performance in detecting glaucoma subtypes and could serve as promising biomarkers for glaucoma.

Data Show Migraineurs Who Respond to Triptans More Likely to Respond to Erenumab

January 18, 2021

Compared with triptan nonresponders, patients with migraine who report a response to at least 1 triptan have a higher likelihood of responding to treatment with erenumab, according to real-world data published in The Journal of Headache and Pain.

Trial Finds Bimagrumab Aids Weight Loss in Patients With T2D, Obesity

January 18, 2021

Results of a phase 2 trial showed that an activin type II receptor blockade, achieved via bimagrumab, led to significant loss of fat mass, gain in lean mass, and metabolic improvements among patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and overweight or obesity.