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

Advocate Encourages Community Not to ‘Live in Silence’

Myasthenia Gravis (MG) Awareness Month may be wrapping up, but advocate Glenda Thomas is just getting started. Diagnosed at age 60 with the rare disease form known as MuSK MG, which attacks the muscle-specific tyrosine kinase receptors and can prevent muscles from contracting, Thomas now spends her waking hours…

New Streaming Channel Showcases Rare Disease Films

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced the postponement of a rare disease film festival originally slated for May, its organizers set out to find a new way to bring the films to an audience.  Co-founders Daniel DeFabio and Bo Bigelow, who are both fathers of children with…