Christine Bear

Christine Bear

2019 Global Journalism Fellow


Christine is a biomedical researcher and educator. She is a Senior Scientist at SickKids Hospital and Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Driven by a need to understand the consequences of genetic disorders, she is developing and participating in teams that include geneticists, stem cell biologists and clinicians. She is excited by the promise of technological advances to address the urgent medical needs that we face now and will encounter in the future.  Through journalism, she will communicate the insights needed to understand the promise and potential risk associated with these rapidly advancing fields.

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