Animation

Katie has created mode of action, surgical, and medical device animations.

  • The Microbiome Project - Surgery

    This project was a collaboration with Argonne National Laboratories. The animation throughout the clip was created with guidance by Dr. Jack Gilbert, Dr. Kristina Guyton, and Dr. John Alverdy.

  • Amphiphile Demonstration

    This project was created for Dr. Arun Sharma of Lurie Children's Hospital.

  • Esophageal Varices

    This animation was created for Movco Media at Northwestern Memorial Hospital as part of educational video for nurses and demonstrates the pathophysiology of esophageal varices.

  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

    This animation was created for Movco Media at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and demonstrates an endoscopic biopsy procedure.

  • Endoscopic Treatment of Esophageal Varices

    This animation was created for Movco Media at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and demonstrates an endoscopic banding procedure for the treatment of esophageal varices.

  • PEG Tube Placement

    This animation was created for Movco Media at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and demonstrates the surgical procedure for placing a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube.

  • Monocyte Clip

    This clip was part of a longer animation about the effects of statins on heart valves that Katie worked on with Scott Dixon and Charlotte Hammond. Katie animated the motion of the monocytes and created the materials.

  • Cnicus SurTube

    This animation was created for Katie Waitzman, RN to demonstrate a medical device for the safe placement of pediatric temporary feeding tubes.

  • Histamine as a Neurotransmitter, Student Work

    An early animation showing the role of histamine in the brain as it relates to wakefulness.

  • Buckyballs as a Cancer Cell Passkey, Student Work

    This animation was created from a research paper about proteins containing Buckyballs, or carbon nanoparticles, as a way to bring cancer treatments inside cells. The crystal structure of the protein was obtained from the paper authors at Rice University.