Hal Foster, PhD,  —

Hal Foster is a veteran journalist at the Los Angeles Times and other news organizations in the United States and Japan, and a longtime journalism professor. In addition to the LA Times, he worked at the Portland Oregonian and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, was executive editor of Pacific Stars & Stripes in Tokyo, and wrote about the war in Ukraine for USA Today. He has a Ph.D. in journalism from the University of North Carolina, and has taught in the United States, Kazakhstan and Ukraine, where he was a Fulbright scholar.

Articles by Hal Foster

#IARC2017 – Rapid Advances in Research Will Be Key Focus of Global Ataxia Conference

The first International Ataxia Research Conference, in 2015, was a milestone in the quest to find cures for the world’s 40 ataxias, diseases whose hallmark is the loss of muscular coordination. Held in Windsor, England, it was the largest global convention yet to bring together patients, doctors, patient advocacy groups, researchers, pharmaceutical companies, regulators…