Lal Bagh + a night’s wanderings

I’d heard a lot about this giant park in Bangalore called Lal Bagh (“red garden”). Since I’m ready to leap at the mere mention of nature, I set off one day after work to explore it. Given the ridiculous traffic, I got there just a little before dusk… a delightful time of day. First I …

Continue reading Lal Bagh + a night’s wanderings

Advertisements

Welcome to Bangalore!

About 5 days into my new job, they sent me off to India! Wahoo!! This trip was a chance to meet the team that I’ll be working with over the next few years. And it worked out well because I’d been planning to go to India that month anyway for a friend’s wedding! More on …

Continue reading Welcome to Bangalore!

“So what are you doing there exactly?” – An overview of our project: calcium supplementation for preeclampsia

So this project I’m working on is a clinical trial in maternal nutrition. The trial focuses on a condition called preeclampsia that occurs during pregnancy, in women across the globe. I’m still learning about the condition myself but basically, it involves pregnancy-specific high blood pressure and protein in the urine. Having this condition increases the …

Continue reading “So what are you doing there exactly?” – An overview of our project: calcium supplementation for preeclampsia