NFFE Local 1 Member, Former Astronaut Millie Hughes-Fulford, Profiled in San Francisco Chronicle


Last week, NFFE Local 1 member Millie Hughes-Fulford was profiled in the San Francisco Chronicle, Northern California’s largest newspaper, for her research on outer space and its impact on the human immune system.

A former astronaut and current cell biologist and professor of medicine at the University of California San Francisco, Hughes-Fulford has been conducting her biochemistry research at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.

On Monday, April 5th, space shuttle Discovery launched into orbit, carrying her latest experiment hundreds of miles above the earth’s surface to the international space station. Click here to read the full story…