Geoff Schrank

Geoff Schrank

Jul 29, 2018

Group 6 Copy 54
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    The American Lung Association estimates that 32 million Americans are affected by lung diseases, many of which are still not fully understood. Hyperpolarized xenon (HP Xe) MRI lung imaging is emerging as an important tool to better understand lung disease and develop treatments. However, the potency of HP Xe is up to three times less than its theoretical potential, which has hampered economical application. We’ve developed a computational model to identify inefficiencies in the process.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Do fungi exposed to toxic waste produce novel antimicrobial agents?

    We've discovered a few new mushrooms thriving in this harsh environment of land-disposed sewage sludge in...

    A Prescription for Health and Fitness Based on Your Genes

    Exercise has many health benefits. Yet, most people stop their exercise programs after they start them...

    Modeling Zika virus transmission from mother to child using uterine mini-organs

    As of mid-2019, 87 countries have had or still have Zika cases, underlining the importance of this infectious...

    Backer Badge Funded