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Vanessa Wasta

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With more than 15 years of experience managing media relations and web projects at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, Vanessa Wasta covers laboratory and clinical research news that spans the work of more than 250 cancer center members across numerous academic departments. She also guides the Kimmel Cancer Center’s social media program, authoring the Cancer Matters blog, and contributing to Twitter, Facebook and Youtube accounts. She is a member of the National Association of Science Writers and former chair of the Public Affairs and Marketing Network of the nation's top cancer centers.

She holds a bachelor of science degree in biology and a master’s degree in business administration. Previously, she worked in the Marketing and Public Relations Office for the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center.

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