MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing
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Genevieve Wanucha

GPSW 2009

Genevieve Wanucha

Health, medicine

Genevieve Wanucha is a communications lead at the University of Washington Memory and Brain Wellness Center and the UW Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. She has also held science writing positions at the Frontotemporal Disorders Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, Oceans at MIT, and the NPR Science Desk. Her work has appeared in SEED Magazine, Technology Review, Nature Medicine and on the NPR website. Her website is

Thesis: The Clearest Mirror: The Science of Laughing and Crying