One of our archived artworks was once again selected to be featured by Dr. Francis Collins on the NIH Director’s Blog!

The featured art Salivary Amylase (2016) was captured via confocal microscopy by Swati Pradhan-Bhatt.

“Release of salivary enzyme alpha-amylase from human salivary glands spheroids in hydrogels, upon stimulation with neurotransmitter agonists.”


Dry Mouth (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research/NIH)

Swati Pradhan-Bhatt (Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE)

Director’s Blog (Dr. Francis Collins, NIH)

UDaily (University of Delaware)