Leaving Taiwan

Hello everyone! It’s hard for me to believe that my summer in Taiwan is finally over. For our last couple of weeks in Taiwan, we decided to take things slow and spend time with our fellow labmates and Taiwanese friends. During our second to last week in Taiwan, Brendon and I wrapped up our work …

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Weeks 9 and 10

  Before beginning these last two weeks, I took some time to reflect upon the last 8 weeks that I have spent here in Taiwan. I can’t believe it’s almost over! Week 9 consisted of writing and editing our paper. I am so proud of myself and Melissa for completing our first scientific paper. Sometimes, …

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Week 7&8

This week in lab, we continued our exercise intervention. On Wednesday, we gave journal presentations and on Thursday, we gave our second progress report. I think it is safe to say that we probably won’t get our CKD patients at this point. I am a little sad about this, but I am appreciative of what …

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Taiwan 2018: Weeks 5 & 6

Week 5: We were finally able to start the first part of our exercise intervention using the DAQ Air Pressure Pillow (a device created by the lab) on healthy subjects (members of our lab plus Kat and Brendon). We also performed everyone’s “pre” test on a Biodex machine that we’ll later compare to their “post” test …

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Halfway There!

Hello everyone! One of my favorite parts of travelling is making new friends, and I cannot stress how friendly our Taiwanese labmates and roommates have been to us. Whether it may be taking us out to lunch on a daily basis or taking weekend trips with us to other regions of Taiwan, I am really …

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