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Emily Mullin

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Washington, D.C.
Associate Editor, Biomedicine — MIT Technology Review

Associate editor, @techreview. I write about how technology is changing health+medicine. @JohnsHopkins sci writing instructor. emily.mullin@technologyreview.com

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Biography

I am a science journalist exploring the intersection of health and humanity. Currently, I serve as MIT Technology Review’s associate editor for biomedicine, where I look for stories about how technology is changing medicine and scientific research. I am particularly interested in patient-driven n...

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@emilylmullin — 4,484 followers, 11,342 tweets

Aug 23, 2017

@HankGreelyLSJU With opioid abuse I think we've reached a tipping point where we may as well try other interventions first, even if there's little evidence.

Aug 23, 2017

@HankGreelyLSJU True, but off-label doesn't mean there are no benefits. I get Botox off-label for a condition and it's incredibly helpful.

Aug 23, 2017

@chrissyfarr We already have an Elon Musk of healthcare. His name is Bill Gates.

Aug 23, 2017

Leftover Ethiopian food is seriously the best lunch ever.

Aug 23, 2017

@BrianPardy Right. These devices need trials to show efficacy so insurance will provide reimbursement. So there is an incentive there.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I covered healthcare and biotechnology for a business newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! I own a functional 1960s-era Olivetti-Underwood.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

A journalist doesn't just regurgitate facts. A good journalist is also a good storyteller.