Jon Cohen


Jon Cohen is a senior correspondent with Science. His work has been published widely in several magazines and newspapers, including The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, Smithsonian, Technology Review, Outside, Slate, Wired, and Surfer. He also published four nonfiction books on scientific topics.

He specializes in covering biomedicine with a focus on HIV/AIDS, other infectious diseases, immunology, vaccines, and global health. He has reported extensively on genetics, primate research, evolution, bioterrorism, research funding, ethics, reproductive biology, credit battles, and the media itself.

He has appeared on several national TV and radio programs, including PBS NewsHour, Today, Larry King Now, and NPR’s Fresh Air, Marketplace, and All Things Considered.

Cohen's books and stories have won awards from the National Association of Science Writers, the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, the Pan American Health Organization, the National Academy of Sciences, and others.

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