Sharon Begley


Sharon Begley, Senior Science Writer at STAT News

Update: Sharon died on January 16, 2021 due to complications from lung cancer.

Sharon Begley, senior science writer, covering genetics, cancer, neuroscience, and other fields of basic biomedical research for STAT News. She was previously the senior health and science correspondent at Reuters, the science columnist at the Wall Street Journal, and the science editor at Newsweek. Among her favorite awards were an honorary doctorate from the University of North Carolina and the Public Understanding of Science Award from the Exploratorium in San Francisco. She was delighted to have moved to Boston but wonders why no one warned her about the Green Line.

Listen to the interview with Sharon (published December 2017) https://mendelspod.com/podcasts/sharon-begley-stat-news-best-2017-0/



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