Tuesday, May 9, 2006

Merc's Howton lands Knight Science fellowship

Mercury News health and science editor Elizabeth Howton is one of 12 journalists from around the world to win Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for the 2006-07 academic year. She is one of the first two fellows in the new Medical Science Concentration within the Knight Fellowships. At the Merc, her team has reported on conflict of interest in drug research, human errors in hospital deaths and the ethical questions of genetic testing.

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