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Efimov Working on Heart Treatment

Caption: Igor Efimov, Ph.D., the Lucy & Stanley Lopata Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, works with Sarah Gutbrod, Ph.D. candidate in biomedical engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, in Efimov's lab in Whitaker Hall. Efimov and a team of researchers are developing a custom-fitted, implantable device that can deliver treatment or predict an impending heart attack before a patient shows any physical symptoms.

Credit: James Byard/Washington University in St. Louis

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