Cheri McGowan

The University of Windsor's Subba Rao Chaganti, Charu Chandrasekera, Cheri McGowan and Kevin Milne attend the Royal Canadian Institute for Science's 2018 Science Exchange Dinner on May 8, 2018.The University of Windsor's Subba Rao Chaganti, Charu Chandrasekera, Cheri McGowan and Kevin Milne attend the Royal Canadian Institute for Science's 2018 Science Exchange Dinner on May 8, 2018.

UWindsor researchers eat, drink and talk science

A pair of University of Windsor professors had the opportunity to eat, drink and chat about their research with The Royal Canadian Institute for Science.

Charu Chandrasekera from the University’s Canadian Centre for Alternatives to Animal Methods and Cheri McGowan, from the Faculty of Human Kinetics, represented the University of Windsor as table hosts at the 2018 Science Exchange Dinner in Toronto last week.

“It was a career highlight for me to be there,” Dr. McGowan said following the event.

Kenji Kenno, Kevin Milne and Cheri McGowanFrom left, kinesiology researchers Kenji Kenno, Kevin Milne and Cheri McGowan check out one of the isometric handgrip devices they'll use for their research.

Kinesiology researchers tackle hypertension crisis

Hypertension has been described by the World Health Organization as a global health crisis, but a trio of kinesiology researchers is aiming to change that by determining how the simple act of squeezing a small hand-held device can lower blood pressure.