COE researcher looks to help police officers’ health

Dr. Todd Castleberry, an assistant professor in the department of kinesiology in Louisiana Tech’s College of Education, is working with Tech’s nursing department, Tech Police and the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department to compare blood pressure changes in officers while they wear a duty belt versus a load bearing vest.

Brain research is subject of published paper by Murray, Arumugam

The labs of Dr. Terri Murray, an Edmondson/Crump Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and director of Tech’s Integrated Neuroscience and Imagine Lab Center (INI), and Dr. Prabhu Arumugam, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, teamed with the Pati Lab, directed by Sandip Pati, MD/PhD, at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, to develop and present the research concerning a “novel microwire-based biosensor probe for simultaneous real-time measurement of glutamate and GABA dynamics in vitro.”