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About Czerne M. Reid

Czerne M. ReidCzerne Reid, Ph.D., is a science writer at University of Florida’s College of Medicine. Before joining UF in 2008, Czerne was the health and science writer at The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina. In 2007, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation named her a Kaiser Media Fellow. Her fellowship project focused on the social and economic impact of HIV/AIDS in South Carolina. Czerne earned a Ph.D. in environmental chemistry at Emory University, and a graduate certificate in science communication at University of California, Santa Cruz. Her bachelor’s degree in chemistry is from University of the West Indies, Mona, in her native Jamaica. Czerne is a member of the National Association of Science Writers, the Association of Health Care Journalists, the National Association of Black Journalists, the Northern California Science Writers Association and the American Chemical Society.

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Articles by Czerne M. Reid

UF anesthesiologist, patient advocate extraordinaire, medical device expert passes away

Dec 17th, 2012 • Category: Anesthesiology, Faculty in the News

David Paulus, M.D., passed away unexpectedly Dec. 12 as he slept. He was 67.

New UF campus at Lake Nona enhances medical, economic impact in region, nation

Dec 4th, 2012 • Category: Lead Story, Miscellaneous

UF Research and Academic Center at Lake Nona opens Nov. 30.

Deep brain stimulation restores lost brain function in patients with movement disorders

Oct 19th, 2012 • Category: From the Lab

A new compilation of major research findings and clinical recommendations helps guide referring physicians and other clinicians whose patients might benefit from the therapy.

UF pediatric disease expert, master teacher, passes away

Oct 9th, 2012 • Category: Faculty Recognition, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics

William Henry “Bill” Donnelly Jr., M.D. remembered by colleagues and friends as someone who lived his life in service of others.

International leader in genetics research takes the helm at the UF Genetics Institute

Sep 21st, 2012 • Category: Faculty Recognition, New Hires/Appointments

Patrick Concannon, Ph.D., to succeed Kenneth Berns, M.D., Ph.D., who is retiring.

UF researchers find clues to brain-related symptoms of muscle-wasting disease

Aug 9th, 2012 • Category: From the Lab, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

In myotonic dystrophy, brain symptoms occur when crucial protein prevented from doings its job.

UF HIV/AIDS expert awarded prestigious science and policy fellowship

Aug 2nd, 2012 • Category: From the Lab, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

Pathology Professor Maureen Goodenow, Ph.D. selected as Jefferson Science Fellows; will serve as science adviser in the U.S. Department of State and take part in foreign policy discussions.

UF Institute on Aging wins major grant for research to help older adults stay healthy

Jun 7th, 2012 • Category: Aging and Geriatric Research, From the Lab

$5.2 million over five years to UF Pepper Older Americans Independence Center will fund studies of biological and behavioral processes that lead to physical disability, as well as prevention and rehabilitation therapies.

UF physician, colleagues identify successful blood cancer therapy

May 23rd, 2012 • Category: From the Lab

New treatment regimen helps some patients who have multiply myeloma to live disease-free longer.

UF College of Medicine research takes inspiration from other fields, focuses on patient safety

Apr 16th, 2012 • Category: Miscellaneous

More than 300 faculty and students presented on basic, clinical and translational science studies during the 2012 College of Medicine Celebration of Research.