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Please click on the underlined links below to view some representative samples of Katherine's work in Medicine and Biotech

Clinical Newsletter:

"Clinical Immunology Spectrum" (pdf)
(A 16-page monthly research newsletter for the U.S. Clinical Immunology Society. Katherine researched, conducted interviews with scientists, sourced graphics, and wrote in-depth articles and news briefs, then oversaw production and made sure that all deadlines were met.)

Clinical Review Articles:

Austin KD:  “Nontraditional inheritance and congenital anomalies.” Seminars in Perinatology, 16(6):374-384, 1992  (pdf)

Austin KD and Hall JG: “Nontraditional inheritance.” Pediatric Clinics of North America, 39(2):335-348, 1992  (pdf)

Journal articles written with physician authors:

"The role of epoetin alfa in hematologic malignancies and myelodysplastic syndromes" (pdf)

"Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF) in Cancer: New Prospects"(pdf)

Original Research Publications:

Turker MS, *Duffin KZ*, Smith AC, et al: “Multidrug resistance phenotype associated with selection of an aminopterin-resistant dog kidney cell line”. Pharmacogenetics and Genomics, 1:149-160, 1991. 

Martin GM, Turker MS, Ogburn EC, and *Duffin KZ*: “Evidence for both structural genetic and epigenetic alterations associated with cellular aging in mammals”. Symposium on the Biology of Aging: Mortality and Immortality, International Institute for Advanced Studies, Kyoto, Japan, 1988. 

Slide Deck:

"Vaccine Delivery"
(PowerPoint presentation for Sanofi Aventis)


"The Immune System: A Primer" (pdf)
(CME primer for nurses and pharmaceutical sales reps, for Churchill Communications)

Feature articles for a specialist audience:

"New germline-changing IVF procedure could easily have transferred severe disease" (pdf)

"Pain relief: New Medical Standards" (pdf)

"Joe Howard, Motor Man" (pdf)

Feature articles for a lay audience:

(Article for The Daily Beast online magazine)

(From the 1993 Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation)

In-depth market reports on emerging technologies:

"Stem Cells--Emerging Markets and Growth Opportunities"
Table of Contents (pdf)
Executive Summary (pdf)

(A report for Frost & Sullivan on emerging technologies in stem-cell R&D)

"Lab on a Chip (LOCs): Advances in Microfluidics"
Table of Contents (pdf)
Executive Summary (pdf)
Market Analysis (pdf)
(A report for Frost & Sullivan on LOC technologies.)

Corporate Blog Posts:

"Top Ten Reasons to Switch to Electronic Lab Notebooks"
(Blog post for Kinematik Inc.)

Safer Medical Devices and Diagnostics: New FDA Regulations for Post-Market Tracking"
(Blog post for Kinematik Inc.)

Corporate Marketing Articles:

Hope for Patients with a Fatal Disease: Pacific Therapeutics"
(Vantage Wire)

(Vantage Wire)

Press releases:
(Katherine wrote these to promote reports on emerging technologies from Frost & Sullivan)

Press release: Stem cells Report (pdf)

Press release: Drug Delivery Report (pdf)

Press release: Proteomics Report (pdf)

Opinion pieces: