A Pioneer in Medical & Laboratory Science: Dr. Florence Sabin (1871-1953)

By the bioMérieux Connection Editors Florence Sabin had hoped for a career as a pianist, but upon entering her high school years, she was frankly informed that her musical talent was merely average. It was this fact that lead her to her career as a scientist, which was, without a doubt, far from average. Sabin’s …

CF Patient Shares How a Cold Led to News She Needed a Double Lung Transplant

Jen, who has been fighting Cystic Fibrosis her whole life, is not a typical healthy adult and this bout with the “common cold” quickly escalated and culminated with Jen being fast-tracked for a double lung transplant. She had watched her lung function decrease over the years sometimes slowly, other times having a rapid decline. This was a rapid decline and the straw that broke the camel’s back.