10 year reunion… with Tanzania!

It’s always stupendous to meet up with someone you haven’t seen for a long time. It’d been 5 years since I was last in Africa (Ethiopia) and 10 since I’d come to Tanzania for a summer internship on mosquitoes & malaria. Even that time, I’d only passed through its largest city (Dar es Salaam) for …

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Tidbits

Rather than my traditional mile-long posts, decided to post some short snippets since I'm back in Bangalore at the moment! My friends (who live in urban Bangalore, mind you) found a COBRA on their front steps last week!! But it was only a "baby" cobra (3 feet long) so that's clearly fine 😮 Given it's …

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“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 …

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