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Diane Groff and Claudio Battaglini are assistant professors of exercise and sport science. In their research, they found that exercise helps cancer patients both psychologically and physically.
Mike Ramsey is a chemist and a pioneer in the field of microfluids. He uses biotechnology to develop microscopic lab tests that can be controlled by computers. Ramsey is currently working on nanofluid technology to sequence DNA.
The Virtual Lung Project consists of researchers from medicine, physics, chemistry, and computer science. They are trying to understand how components work as a whole in order to develop a fully interactive, predictive computer simulation of the human lung.
Pharmacology professor, Leslie Parise, found that sickle cells are stickier than normal red blood cells. Based on her research, stickier cells might explain why sickle cell patients experience a pain crisis.
Researchers are trying to learn how bacteria and periodontal disease are linked to premature birth and heart disease. Gum infections can enable invasive bacteria to get into the bloodstream and cause inflammatory problems in vital arteries.