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Pressure gauge

August 08, 2017 11:45 AM
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Paula Burch-Celentano pburch@tulane.edu

 

 

Megan Escott, a rising senior in biomedical engineering, adjusts a transducer used to measure the blood pressure in hypertension models. Her research, in the laboratory of assistant professor of biomedical engineering Carolyn Bayer, seeks to improve the diagnosis and treatment of preeclampsia, which affects between 2 and 8 percent of pregnancies worldwide.