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University of Utah

Jeff Weiss and Lowell Edgar, University of Utah

Caption: University of Utah bioengineers Jeff Weiss and Lowell Edgar look at a display screen showing a microscope image of a tiny blood vessel fragment (green) surrounded by collagen matrix (red). They have developed a computer simulation of blood vessel growth that represents a step toward better understanding of cancer metastasis and better treatments for diseases like diabetes and heart attack in which blood supply is affected.

Credit: Dan Hixon, University of Utah College of Engineering

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