Sarah is a freelance science writer based in Orange County, California.
She has a doctorate in molecular microbiology and immunology from USC and a master’s in journalism and mass communications from Kansas State University. Her undergraduate degree in biochemistry is from Imperial College, London.
Her passion is turning complex concepts into compelling stories (and visuals) that readers can understand and enjoy.
Stories by Sarah Nightingale:
Taking on vaccine hesitancy among people of color
The available COVID-19 vaccines have proven to be both safe and effective. Now, physicians at USC are figuring out how to disseminate that information to the people who need it.
Medical school volunteers help those in need during COVID-19
Keck School of Medicine students and faculty formed the COVID-19 Advocacy Group to better assist the elderly, domestic violence victims and asylum detainees.
To prevent cancer, USC researchers look beyond traditional risk factors
Big data studies in diverse populations will offer new insights into cancer risk and help USC investigators target outreach, screening and prevention efforts.
USC researchers are creating the cheaper, cleaner fuels of the future
Trojan scientists are raiding deep fryers, developing alternative crops and turning to kelp in their quest to create renewable biofuels.