IUD STEAM Project

If you can’t tell that is the female reproductive system. I used different colors to distinguish between the myometrium and the uterus. The beige section inside the uterus is representative of the increased mucous that is built up by a hormonal IUD. The beads are representative of the copper ions …

Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation

This project depicts tricuspid regurgitation (TR). It is a fabric stitched heart with a frontal plane cross sectional view. It shows some of the gross anatomy of the human heart. This includes right and left atrium, right and left ventricle, interventricular septum, tricuspid valve, chordae tendineae, mitral valve, superior and …

Achalasia

Achalasia is a rare disorder that results from progressive destruction of the ganglion cells in the myenteric plexus esophageal wall. The distraction of the cell leads to the inability of the lower esophageal sphincter to relax and leads the loss of peristalsis of the distal esophagus. As a result there …

My own recreation of gut microbiome mapping representing spatial organization – by Olivia Kraska

Microbial mapping is where scientists take a swab of any area inside the body, most commonly it is done to our tongue and cheek, then adding fluorescent dye to that sample to tag all the diverse bacteria that exist within it. This is a painting I did to represent not …

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common disease affecting women who are of reproductive age. It is an inflammatory disease that is distinguished by having tissue growing outside the uterus. The symptoms of endometriosis can vary widely with the different stages. Some of them include Painful periods, lower back and abdominal pain, pain …

Cardio Carpool

My project is a short film about the pathway of blood. In this video, we have an UBER driver being forced to take carbon dioxide to all these different parts of “town” and after he drops off carbon dioxide he picks up oxygen, during his journey with oxygen, a blood …