Week 24 – Getting By With A Little Help From My Friends
I hope everyone had a great week. I know I sound like a broken record (for those of us old enough to know what a record is), but I am always amazed at how fast the weeks are going by. We were just talking the other day about how fast fall has gone by, with the changing color of the leaves starting to already fade and now falling off of the trees. I’m not sure about you, but for me, there are times where I really need to catch myself because the head starts spinning with how m
Week 23 – Is It Friday Already?
Hope everyone had a great week. Cannot believe that it is time to write this blog already! This week just flew by. Really, the month of October has been a blur. It has been a very productive month on several fronts. This week was no exception. While we are making progress, it comes at the expense of me not being in the lab. This is hard to deal with because being in the lab is one of the things I enjoy the most, excluding my family and friends. Being a scientist is in
Week 22 – When Worlds Collide
For an avid Patriot’s fan like me, having a Thursday night game is a blessing and curse. The blessing is that it frees up Sunday to do other things and the curse is trying to focus on providing an update for the week while watching the game. So, if I get off track, I hope you will understand and cut me a little break. Watching the Pats is one of my guilty pleasures. In reality, watching football in general is something I really enjoy. It is fun watching how they set the
Week 21 – When Your Digestive System Goes Rogue
As I mentioned in our last blog, I want to provide you an update on what we are working on with the great folks at Takeda. Probably not the best topic for the morning as you are settling in for breakfast. Unlike the NuSpun Vascular Graft that focuses on patients with kidney disease, the devices we are working on for Takeda focus on gastrointestinal disease. You may be asking, “What is gastrointestinal disease?” and “Why is Takeda, a pharmaceutical giant, looking at electro