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University of Utah

Leonard Pease, Hedieh Saffari and Gerald Gleich, University of Utah

Caption: University of Utah chemical engineers Leonard Pease and Hedieh Saffari and dermatologist Gerald Gleich mapped white blood cells in the esophagus to show that the current method of biopsying tissue from the esophagus often fails to detect the disease. The engineers are working to develop a better method.

Credit: Sarah E. Cipriano, University of Utah School of Medicine

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