Geoff Schrank

Geoff Schrank

Oct 14, 2018

Group 6 Copy 179
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

    Developing a New Mouse Model for Studying Chemotherapeutic Nephrotoxicity

    A major dose-limiting toxicity of some chemotherapeutics (like cisplatin) is nephrotoxicity, leading to acute...

    Can Data Management Tools Improve Research Efficiency and Reproducibility?

    Scientists are generating data at unprecedented rates, but our data management methods have yet to evolve accordingly...

    How does sleep deprivation impact problematic eating?

    Research studies have linked characteristics of eating disorders (e.g., binge eating, extreme dieting) with...

    Backer Badge Funded