A laboratory-created microscopic network of fibers helped researchers understand how white blood cells capture and even kill bacteria, offering insight into the effectiveness of antibiotics in the future.
Vital signs are archaic or “late to the game.” You read that right. Traditional vital signs that are collected and indicate a problem such as low/high blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, etc. are not detectably altered until your body has already been trying to compensate for a deficiency.
But what if the problem could’ve been detected and prevented before your body began to act up by developing new and more informative vital signs? Insert New Vital Signs.
MCIRCC member David Chesney encourages his students to reimagine the way in which U-M campus learning and living can be designed for those affected by a disability.
He teaches students at both the beginning of their undergraduate academic experience and at the end that the skills they develop can not only be used to solve excessively technical problems but they can also have a significant social impact.