Newsletter: Healthcare & Life Sciences Update – Oct 2022
By 42T Team
Movie inspiration meets medical innovation
Happy Halloween! I love this time of the year. Not just because of the free candy, but there’s something strangely medical about Halloween.
To celebrate the spooky season, I always embark on a movie marathon and each year I will watch a different film series. It was during Friday the 13th – The Final Chapter (ironically named since there has been 8 subsequent films since) that I started thinking about the special effects and in particular creating blood and skin substitutes. So I decided to take a deep dive and explore the world of artificial blood and skin for medical applications in this month’s article!
Meet: Shreeya Patel
Joined the team: Sept 2022
Specialism: Shreeya holds a Master’s in Product Design Engineering from Loughborough University
Fun fact: You’ll often find her knitting in cafés or in a museum with her sketchbook
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