After completing his undergrad at Duke University, Reid started his PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University. He currently uses an engineering approach to research pulmonary hypertension . Reid has CF, and finds much of his drive by experiencing both the research and patient aspects of cystic fibrosis. Reid is also a director at the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Association (USACFA).
The CF community was delivered great news the other week: Vertex’s tezacaftor/ivacaftor combination treatment significantly increased lung function (ppFEV1) in patients 12 years or older with certain mutations of the ... Read more
Airports can be stressful. With the unpredictable delays, cancellations, and upsets of travel, it’s only natural to take some precautions before going on a business trip or vacation. However, ... Read more
“Brennen Reeves just wanted to be normal. The only problem: the fatal lung disease, cystic fibrosis. The only solution: a double lung transplant. Hilarious and heartbreaking, this solo show is ... Read more
My last four articles have highlighted various stem cell types and their potential therapeutic application for those with cystic fibrosis (CF). However, the next logical question to ask is ... Read more
My last two articles have highlighted how Embryonic Stem Cells (ESCs), Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs), and Gestational Stem Cells have shaped regenerative medicine research for patients with cystic ... Read more
There are several promising approaches designed to improve the life expectancy and quality of life of those with cystic fibrosis. With current methods aimed to aid CF symptoms, new ... Read more
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