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Apoorva Mandavilli wins 2019 Victor Cohn Prize for Medical Science Reporting


"Apoorva Mandavilli (@apoorva_nyc), a seasoned science journalist known for both superb narrative writing and breaking news coverage, is the recipient of the 2019 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting," reports the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW).

According to CASW, “Mandavilli is the founder and editor-in-chief of the autism news website Spectrum, where her feature writing dives deeply into research and the lives of those affected. The judges cited her recent long-form work for Spectrum, The Atlantic, and The New York Times for its intimacy and power, and for Mandavilli‚Äôs ability to interweave the pathos of personal suffering with advances in science and policy issues.”

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