About bioMérieux Connection

Welcome to bioMérieux Connection, your source for learning and discussion of medical diagnostics and scientific news, advancements, important issues, and much more. Our team is dedicated to serving you the most relevant and pressing stories from leading experts in medicine, microbiology, and other scientific fields. We hope that you’ll find our articles and resources engaging, insightful, and thought provoking.

As a science and medicine oriented publication, we’re always interested in hearing about new research, hospital programs like those for antibiotic stewardship, technological advancements, public educational efforts, and other related areas. Education is a powerful tool for improving public health, and we welcome your contributions—we want to hear and share your stories, expertise, and accomplishments with the community.

About bioMérieux, Inc.Pioneering Diagnostics

bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, is present in more than 150 countries through 42 subsidiaries.

bioMérieux, Inc. represents the group throughout the Americas region with headquarters based in Durham, NC, manufacturing sites in St. Louis and Lombard, and bioMérieux’s molecular affiliate, BioFire Diagnostics, in Salt Lake City.

The 3,000+ employees are dedicated to providing best-in-class diagnostics solutions, which help with significant issues like antibiotic resistance, sepsis management, and in addressing key consumer health issues such as food and product safety.

U.S. website: www.biomerieux-usa.com

Meet the Editors

Timothy BakerArticles & Acquisitions Editor

Timothy Baker has more than 20 years of experience as a journalist, analyst, and ghost writer covering the topics of biotechnology/pharmaceutical and medical device/diagnostic industry sectors. As lead science writer at Mt. Sinai Health System in New York City, Tim wrote extensively about the hospital’s living-donor organ program. And, as a reporter, he wrote extensively on the research, development and approval of many of the first recombinant human therapeutics. He has ghost-written hundreds of articles, opinion pieces, speeches and peer-review articles. As a pre-med major, Tim opted against medical school in order to combine his love of the life-sciences and writing. Tim has worked at bioMérieux since 2007.

If you have a story you’d like to submit for publication, Tim is your guy—email him at editor@biomerieuxconnection.com, or give him a call at (216) 407-5354.

Erin BlumerManaging Editor

Erin brings a lifelong passion for the sciences and expertise in communications to the bioMérieux Connection editorial team. She is dedicated to sharing science education with everyone and bridging gaps of understanding between experts and the general public.  Erin is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Missouri St. Louis.

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