Week 1, Day 3

Dr. Nikki Hastings introduced campers to blood vessel diseases and the unique processes developed and used by Hemoshear. This local company’s owner invented new ways to test blood vessel cells in the stresses of circulation in disease conditions. They have invented new stirring methods which expose the cells to the environment near the ascending carotid artery. Hemoshear uses this technology to test drug safety specific to human cells.

Ask your kids to describe the sealed tissue culture tanks, blood cells culture dishes, and incubators at 37 degrees C.


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