Hawken Miller, features writer —

Hawken graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) in 2019. Before joining BioNews, he wrote for the Washington Post’s video game and esports section, Launcher, where he still contributes as a freelancer. Hawken is also a columnist for BioNews, focusing on his experience with Duchenne muscular dystrophy for Muscular Dystrophy News Today. His work has appeared in Dot Esports, The Orange County Register, KTLA 5, and The Sacramento Bee. He won a Webby for virtual reality journalism at USC.

Articles by Hawken Miller

Phage Therapy: Legacy of CF Advocate Mallory Smith Endures

The legacy of Mallory Smith, who died nearly four years ago from a cystic fibrosis-related superbug infection in her lungs, is living on in the form of raising awareness and funds for a novel treatment called phage therapy that might have saved her life.  Bacteriophages, or simply phages,…

CF Awareness Month Packed With Events, Online and Outdoors

Note: This story was updated May 3, 2021, to specify that the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Great strides events are all virtual this year.  Throughout May, Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Awareness Month, people will connect to share stories on social media, participate in fundraising events across the U.S.,…

CF Foundation’s Impact Grant Program Benefits Communities

One need look no further than the name of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation‘s Impact Grant program to figure out what it does — helping those affected by cystic fibrosis (CF) serve their disease community in creative ways that matter. The CF Foundation is currently accepting applications for the 2021 award…