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Studying Blood Chemistry

A woman donates 90 cc's of blood for a research project directed by a pharmacology professor and his associates. The blood is then spun down in a centrifuge to get platelets, which are tested with different drugs to see how they react.

-May Lesser

Excerpt & image from: Lesser, May H. An Artist in the University Medical Center. New Orleans, LA: Tulane University Press; 1989. p. 123.

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