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A veteran of both UK and US television, Jon Palfreman has made over 40 BBC and PBS one-hour documentaries including the Peabody Award winning series “The Machine That Changed the World”, the Emmy Award winning NOVA “Siamese Twins” and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Silver Baton winner “Harvest of Fear.” Palfreman has received many awards honoring the quality and accuracy of his journalism.  The recipient of the Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Writing, Palfreman is three-time winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science science writing prize, three-time winner of the National Association of Science Writers “Science-in-Society” Journalism Award and a winner of the Writers Guild Award for best script.  In the area of Parkinson’s disease research, Palfreman co-authored a book with neuroscientist Bill Langston, The Case of the Frozen Addicts, and produced two NOVA documentaries chronicling the story of the MPTP cases, NOVA: The Case of the Frozen Addict, and NOVA: Brain Transplant. He also writes a blog for the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease. A 2006 Nieman Fellow in Journalism at Harvard University, Palfreman is Professor Emeritus of Journalism at the University of Oregon..
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A veteran of both UK and US television, Jon Palfreman has made over 40 BBC and PBS one-hour documentaries including the Peabody Award winning series “The Machine That Changed the World”, the Emmy Award winning NOVA “Siamese Twins” and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Silver Baton winner “Harvest of Fear.” Palfreman has received many awards honoring the quality and accuracy of his journalism.  The recipient of the Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Writing, Palfreman is three-time winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science science writing prize, three-time winner of the National Association of Science Writers “Science-in-Society” Journalism Award and a winner of the Writers Guild Award for best script.  In the area of Parkinson’s disease research, Palfreman co-authored a book with neuroscientist Bill Langston, The Case of the Frozen Addicts, and produced two NOVA documentaries chronicling the story of the MPTP cases, NOVA: The Case of the Frozen Addict, and NOVA: Brain Transplant. He also writes a blog for the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease. A 2006 Nieman Fellow in Journalism at Harvard University, Palfreman is Professor Emeritus of Journalism at the University of Oregon..
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HOPE Conference 2015 - Jon Palfreman

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