Sabin Russel is a top medical writer specializing in global health and infectious diseases. He spent 22 years as a staff writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, covering medical science and policy. While at the Chronicle, he was responsible for coverage of HIV/AIDS, as well as global health issues, infectious disease, molecular biology, stem cell research and health care reform. He also traveled throughout Africa to report on the AIDS epidemic. He won numerous accolades, including a 2001 Science in Society Journalism Award from the National Association of Science Writers for his reporting on the flaws of the flu vaccine industry.
Mr. Russell went on to be a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT and wrote freelance articles for The New York Times, California Magazine, Nature.com and Technology Review. He was also an in-house writer/editor for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He is currently working as a Science Writer for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA.
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