CUBE Nail Growth/Regeneration studies with Voter's Ink at Elections (In Collaboration with the Election Commission 😉)

Long Term Objective: To find out how nail stem cells can be utilized in Regenerative medicine

Short Term Objective: To determine the potential of nail stem cells regeneration, considering the variation:
at different stages of growth, Age
Gender
Health issues (if any) etc

Immediate Objective:
Collect data from volunteers
maintain the log book
follow up
analyse data

Procedure for collecting “Nail Growth” photographic data:

(1)ALIGN THE FINGER WITH THE NAIL MARK ALONG THE VERTICAL LINE* IN THE GRAPH PAPER INSTRUMENT (DESCRIBED BELOW) IN A WELL LIGHTED PLACE
(2) FILL THE FRESH PAPER SLIP
(3) CLICK PHOTO
(4) SAY “THANK YOU” TO HIM/HER
N.B.You may also say where this data will be available www.metastudio.org/cube for them if they want to see/use!

Two horizontal lines and One vertical line drawn on on a graph paper, as shown in the photo attached.

  1. The Vertical Line is to align the finger with the Voter’s Ink mark vertically.

  2. The proximal end of the nail is aligned to the Horizontal line A

  3. The second Horizontal line B should be 1cm (10mm) away from the first Horizontal line A , from where easily, one can count the number of mm squares to the bottom of the moving ink mark as the nail grows.

  4. Slips of paper can be kept on the graph paper ,each time to write

a. Serial number of the person whose nail mark is are photographed

b. Gender (M/F)

c. Age. e.g. M-21 (meaning Male 21 yrs. age) or F-40 (meaning Male 21 yrs. age)
M= Male

F= Female

  1. IMG-20201209-WA0019
    3 mmGrowth, Female-Age 24, 9DPE (Days post election), Mum, Maharashtra

  2. IMG-20201209-WA0020
    2 mm Growth, Female-Age 49, 9DPE (Days post election), Mum, Maharashtra

  3. IMG-20201209-WA0021
    2 mm Growth, Female-Age 23, 9DPE (Days post election), Mum, Maharashtra

  4. IMG-20201209-WA0022
    2 mm Growth, male-Age 23, 9DPE (Days post election), Mum, Maharashtra

  5. IMG-20201209-WA0023
    3 mm Growth, male-Age 24, 9DPE (Days post election), Mum, Maharashtra

  6. IMG-20201209-WA0024
    1 mm Growth, Female-Age 23, 9DPE (Days post election), Mum, Maharashtra

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Posting old data from 2017 Elections
The images are uploaded on metastudio, the link of which is given here:

Nail Stem Cell Regeneration Studies
Volunteer 1
Female
Age: 22
Investigator: Priti
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Date of Election: 21/2/2017
Image taken on : 27/2/2017, 6 DPE (Days Post Election)
https://www.metastudio.org/52e5fa847d9d33204a16596c/file/58bb1d876f3a72022b3f15df
Link for collection of images of
[ Reading Set 2]:

Nail Stem Cell Regeneration Studies
Volunteer 2
Female
Age: 47
Image taken on : 27/2/2017, 6 DPE (Days Post Election)

*Volunteer 3 & 4 were unavailable for second round of readings

Volunteer 5
Female
Age: 33
Image taken on : 27/2/2017, 6 DPE (Days Post Election)
https://www.metastudio.org/52e5fa847d9d33204a16596c/page/58bb1eaf6f3a72022b3f15ea

Volunteer 6
Male
Age: 42
Image taken on : 27/2/2017, 6 DPE (Days Post Election)

Volunteer 7
Female
Age: 35
Image taken on : 28/2/2017, 7 DPE (Days Post Election)

Volunteer 8
Female
Age: 70
Image taken on : 28/2/2017, 7 DPE (Days Post Election)

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