‘I’m still here’

ALS can’t hold down renowned local scientist


Fogel is photographed in her wheelchair in Mariposa County. The 69-year-old retiree remains active through her recurring blog, by working on projects with colleagues and serving as the equity advisor at the University of California, Riverside. Photo by Chris SwarthDr. Marilyn Fogel wants you to know that she’s here.
Fogel, a Mariposa County transplant, is a respected scientist whose research has led to breakthroughs in multiple disciplines during her accolade-filled career.
She was diagnosed wit...

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