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Mica Duran

illustration of Part of a series;  Drug's mechanism of action graphics at cellular level for pharmaceutical project.

Keywords: molecular biology, cellular biology, histology, pharmacology, virology, disease
illustration of Removal of endoscopic specimen retrieval bag during LEG Endoscopic Groin Lymphadenectomy Procedure.

Keywords: Color, Advertising / Marketing, Education, Publishing, Anatomy, Biotechnology, Dermatology, Endocrinology / Metabolic, General Surgery, Medical Devices, Reproductive Biology, Thoracic Surgery, Urology, Vascular Surgery
illustration of Advertising and healthcare professional education for FluMist® Quadrivalent intranasal influenza vaccine

Keywords: Advertising / Marketing, Editorial, Education, Patient Education, Allergy / Immunology, Biology, Biotechnology, Cell biology / Histology, Disease Management, General Medicine, Molecular Biology, Ornithology, Pharmacology, Respiratory, Virology
illustration of Male with organs affected by leukocyte migration

Keywords: Airbrush, Color, Line with Color, Advertising / Marketing, Editorial, Education, Patient Education, Publishing, Web, Anatomy, Cell biology / Histology, Disease Management, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, brain, lung, heart, figure, body
illustration of Monoclonal antibody drug Vedolizumab®. An anti-integrin therapy with a selective mechanism of action, for use in primary types of inflammatory bowel disease — ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. 

Part of a series;  Drug's mechanism of action graphics at cellular level for pharmaceutical project.

Keywords: molecular biology, cellular biology, histology, pharmacology, virology, disease management
illustration of Booth graphic and advertising image for Livalo® (high cholesterol drug); highlighting metabolic pathway of Livalo versus other medications.

Keywords: molecular biology, cellular biology, histology, pharmacology, endocrinology, metabolic, genetics, diabetes
illustration of Pharmaceutical convention booth graphic image to highlight positioning of graft to repair anterior pelvic floor utilizing uterosacral ligaments.

Keywords: Airbrush, Color, Line with Color, Advertising / Marketing, Editorial, Education, Patient Education, Publishing, Anatomy, Biotechnology, General Surgery, Medical Devices, Obstetrics / Gynecology, Reproductive Biology, Urology
illustration of Series of step-by-step images within procedural guide to educate surgeons on proper positioning of graft to repair prolapse, utilizing uterosacral ligaments.

Keywords: Airbrush, Color, Line with Color, Advertising / Marketing, Education, Patient Education, Publishing, Anatomy, Biotechnology, General Surgery, Medical Devices, Obstetrics / Gynecology, Reproductive Biology, Urology, bladder
illustration of Developing the posterior plane of the femoral triangle during LEG Endoscopic Groin Lymphadenectomy Procedure.

Keywords: Color, Education, Patient Education, Publishing, Anatomy, Endocrinology / Metabolic, General Surgery, Urology, Vascular Surgery, instrument, artery, vein, muscle, fat
illustration of Graphic for healthcare professional education highlighting antibody interaction with systemic, mucosal and cellular immunity systems.

Keywords: Color, Advertising / Marketing, Education, Patient Education, Publishing, Allergy / Immunology, Biology, Biotechnology, Cell biology / Histology, Disease Management, General Medicine, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, Respiratory, Virology, cell, nose, heart, child
illustration of Image for Healthcare Professional Pharma Education: FluMist® Quadrivalent expresses the same surface antigens as the wild type influenza virus to achieve a natural immune response.

Keywords: Airbrush, Color, Advertising / Marketing, Editorial, Patient Education, Allergy / Immunology, Biotechnology, Cell biology / Histology, Disease Management, General Medicine, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, Respiratory, Virology, cell, molecule
illustration of Drug's mechanism of action graphics at cellular level for pharmaceutical project, explaining how Chimerix’s novel oral antiviral, Brincidofovir, has enhanced intracellular uptake compared to Cidofovir. Brincidofovir has a monoacyl lipid side chain that enables it to rapidly enter by flip-flopping.

Keywords: molecular biology, cellular biology, histology, pharmacology, virology, disease management
illustration of Cellular level discussion of multiple sclerosis disease state — used as booth graphics for therapeutic monoclonal antibody Daclizumab (Zenapax®).

Part of a series;  Drug's mechanism of action graphics at cellular level for pharmaceutical project.

Keywords: molecular biology, cellular biology, histology, pharmacology, virology, disease management
illustration of Part of a series;  Drug's mechanism of action graphics at cellular level for pharmaceutical project — explaining target inhibition of Il1B.

Keywords: molecular biology, cellular biology, histology, pharmacology, virology, disease management
illustration of Part of a series;  Drug's mechanism of action graphics at cellular level for pharmaceutical project.

Keywords: molecular biology, cellular biology, histology, pharmacology, virology, disease management, orthopedics, allergy immunology
illustration of One in a series for ocular plastic surgery
illustration of Laser-activated Nanoparticles for Targeted Drug Delivery to Retinoblastoma 

Keywords: Color, Editorial, Education, Patient Education, Publishing, Biology, Biotechnology, Disease Management, Medical Devices, Molecular Biology, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics; Eye
illustration of Description: Dissecting lymph nodes from the fossa ovalis during LEG Endoscopic Groin Lymphadenectomy Procedure.

Keywords: Advertising / Marketing, Education, Patient Education, Publishing, Anatomy, General Surgery, Reproductive Biology, Urology, Vascular Surgery, body, artery, vein, instrument
illustration of Melanoma; Skin Cancer; Medical Conference Graphics
illustration of Editorial image Alzheimer's Disease 

Keywords: Airbrush, Color, Advertising / Marketing, Editorial, Education, Patient Education, Publishing, Disease Management, General Medicine, Genetics, Neuroscience, geriatrics, elderly, brain, old woman
illustration of Educational image... explains the memory immune response; and how the body targets infection; and how body's fight of infection affects organs throughout the body. Originally developed for medical malpractice legal courtroom trial. 

Keywords:Education, Medical Malpractice, Patient Education, Medical-Legal, Allergy, Immunology, Anatomy, Biology, Cell biology, Histology, Dermatology, Disease Management, Endocrinology, Metabolic, Legal Exhibits
illustration of Courtroom exhibit showing infection of surgical site from previous abdominal hernia repaired with mesh. The infection did not spread to level of mesh; Mesh was intact, and wound was packed.

KEYWORDS: surgery, abdomen, belly, hernia, mesh, stables, sutures, stitches, finger, palpating, small bowel
illustration of Presenting expected outcome for Breast Augmentation and Reduction surgery; One in series for journal publication

Keywords: Color, Advertising / Marketing, Editorial, Education, Patient Education, Publishing, Maternal / Child, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Reproductive Biology
illustration of Portion of a step-by-step diagram presenting BAR surgery simplistically. Breast tissue is made smaller, moved upward. The nipple is repositioned and the skin is reshaped over the breast mound. 

Keywords: Color, Advertising / Marketing, Editorial, Education, Patient Education, Publishing, Maternal / Child, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Reproductive Biology
illustration of Plate from surgical training guide for Anterior Vaginal Defect Repair of Prolapsed Uterus.

Keywords: Airbrush, Color, Line with Color, Education, Publishing, General Surgery, Medical Devices, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Reproductive Biology; Urology, Mesh; vagina,
illustration of Brain in position, view from side with spinal cord; Slice through top of brain; color-coded lobes... frontal, parietal, temporal, occipital; with ventricle.

Keywords: Color, Education, Medical Malpractice, Patient Education, Publishing, Medical-Legal, Personal Injury, Anatomy, Neuroscience, Legal Exhibits
illustration of Comparison of 2
illustration of Medical legal exhibit in defense of medical malpractice. Depicting trash foot - a medical disease state that leads to death of foot tissue.

Keywords: Airbrush, Color, Education, Medical Malpractice, Medical-Legal, Personal Injury, Anatomy, Disease Management, Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, Genetics, Orthopaedics, Vascular Surgery, Injuries, Legal Exhibits
illustration of Slide for scientists depicting the pathways of pain from local site, through spinal cord, and into brain. Potential sites for inhibition (blocking) of pain by drugs at specific sites.

Keywords: Color, Advertising / Marketing, Education, Patient Education, Publishing, Anatomy, Biology, Endocrinology / Metabolic, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology
illustration of Part of a series;  Alzheimer's drug's mechanism of action graphics at cellular level for pharmaceutical project.

Keywords: molecular biology, cellular biology, histology, pharmacology, virology, disease management; alzheimer's, neuroscience,
illustration of Cellular organization of the nephron, collecting system and renal vasculature.

Keywords: molecular biology, cellular biology, histology, pharmacology, virology, disease, urology, general medicine, metabolic, endocrinology, diabetes, kidney, glomerulus
illustration of Plate from surgical training guide for Anterior Vaginal Defect Repair; 

Keywords: Airbrush, Color, Line with Color, Education, Publishing, General Surgery, Medical Devices, Obstetrics / Gynecology, Reproductive Biology, Urology, scissors, retrractors, vagina, mesh, bladder
illustration of Anatomical image for pharmaceutical patient education; Bladder and urethra with schincters labeled. 

Keywords: Color, Advertising / Marketing, Education, Patient Education, Publishing, Anatomy, Obstetrics / Gynecology, Pharmacology, Reproductive Biology; urine control; incontinence
illustration of Oxidative stress. Part of a series;  Drug's mechanism of action graphics at cellular level for pharmaceutical project.

Keywords: molecular biology, cellular biology, histology, pharmacology, virology, disease management, metabolics, endocrinology, allergy, immunology, muscle
illustration of One in a series for Hernia Repair Operation

Keywords: Publishing, Anatomy, Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, Reproductive Biology, Thoracic Surgery, Injuries
illustration of Breast compression during mammogram; Medical Legal Courtroom Trial Exhibit  explaining why a mammogram could not be performed immediately after surgery;

Keywords: Airbrush, Color, Information Graphics, Medical Malpractice, Patient Education, Publishing, Medical-Legal, Personal Injury, Medical Devices, Legal Exhibits
illustration of Spread of eye cancer to the liver; Progression of ocular melanoma metastasis to the liver for peer-reviewed medical journal;

Keywords: Airbrush, Color, Editorial, Publishing, Anatomy, Cell biology / Histology, Disease Management, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, Thoracic Surgery; eye, cancer, stem cell
illustration of Normal hepatic portal system anatomy; versus disease-state of portal hypertension. 

Keywords: Color, Design, Information Graphics, Line with Color, Education, Medical Malpractice, Patient Education, Medical-Legal, Anatomy, Disease Management, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, Vascular Surgery, Legal Exhibits; high blood pressure, heart, liver, ascietes, abdominal varices, varicose veins.
illustration of Section through midline of pelvis and abdomen. Shows organs: rectum, uterus, ovary, fallopian tube, bladder, vagina, urethra, pubic bone, colon, labia, peritoneum
illustration of Series of slides explaining steps of surgery for plastic surgeons.

Keywords: Color, Editorial, Education, Patient Education, Publishing, Anatomy, Dermatology, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Reproductive Biology; breast, nipple, implant, keyhole,
illustration of Plate for surgical training guide for Adominal Hernia Repair. 

Keywords: Airbrush, Color, Line with Color, Education, Publishing, General Surgery, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical Sales, Sales Training, Internal Medicine, mesh, belly, abdomen, open, guts, fat, suture,
illustration of Damage to a nerve in the body, and progression of damage from sensory loss, to weakness, to loss of function, to death of the nerve; Medical Legal Courtroom Trial Exhibit explaining importance of timing with neural surgery.

Keywords: Education, Medical Malpractice, Patient Education, Publishing, Medical-Legal, Personal Injury, Emergency Medicine, Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Vascular Surgery, Injuries, Legal Exhibits
illustration of One in a series: Release of nodal packet along inguinal ligament during LEG Endoscopic Groin Lymphadenectomy Procedure.

Keywords: Color, Education, Patient Education, Publishing, Anatomy, Endocrinology / Metabolic, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Medical Devices, Reproductive Biology, Urology, Vascular Surgery, artery, vein, instrument
illustration of Part of a series; E-learning and booth graphics for therapeutic monoclonal antibody Daclizumab (Zenapax®) — Showing blockage of IL-2 receptor target.

Drug's mechanism of action graphics at cellular level for pharmaceutical project.

Keywords: molecular biology, cellular biology, histology, pharmacology, virology, disease management; multiple sclerosis
illustration of Image to accompany printed article: showing phosphorylation of GltX by bacterial toxin HipA, which blocks GltX from adding amino acid to tRNA. The uncharged tRNA halt protein synthesis and subsequently shut down cellular activity
illustration of Progression of death of a limb (leg and foot) due to lack of blood flow; tissues become blue (cyanotic), then the tissue dies and it appears black. 

Keywords: Leg, foot, cyanosis, cyanotic, blue, Color, Education, Medical Malpractice, Patient Education, Publishing, Medical-Legal, Personal Injury, Disease Management, Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, Injuries, Legal Exhibits
illustration of Location of the sacrum, injured fractured sacrum.

Keywords: Woman psterior back view, spine, coccyx, pelvis, Airbrush, Color, Information Graphics, Line with Color, Education, Medical Malpractice, Medical-Legal, Anatomy, General Medicine, Orthopaedics, Injuries, Legal Exhibit
illustration of Normal spine lower lumbar; L3, L4, L5, and S1; normal spinal disc 

Keywords: vertebrae, Airbrush, Color, Information Graphics, Line with Color, Education, Medical Malpractice, Patient Education, Medical-Legal, Personal Injury, Anatomy, General Medicine, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, Injuries, Legal Exhibits
illustration of If the sclera of the eye is cut, the iris can be pulled forward to
illustration of Sectioned Normal heart versus a patient's heart and blood vessels with cardomegaly (enlarged heart), atherosclerosis coronary artery disease, blocked arteries, and left ventricular hypertrophy (enlargement).

Keywords: Airbrush, Color, Information Graphics, Line with Color, Education, Medical Malpractice, Medical-Legal, Personal Injury, Anatomy, Cardiac Surgery / Cardiology, General Medicine, Injuries, Legal Exhibits

Profile

Mica Duran is a Board Certified Medical Illustrator, highly qualified in the fields of medical illustration, scientific illustration and graphic design. She is a professional member of the Association of Medical Illustrators and a member of the Illustrator’s Partnership of America. Clients run the gamut from large biotech firms to local surgeons. Her work is featured in medical journals, pharmaceutical conventions, and utilized by medical malpractice attorneys to defend multi-million dollar suits. Mica Duran received a Master of Science degree from the Medical College of Georgia in 2000, and graduated from the University of Georgia in 1997 with Bachelor of Fine Arts Degrees in Graphic Design and Scientific Illustration. She is married and lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

Style/Techniques

Airbrush, Black & White, Cartoon, Conceptual, Design, Digital, Engraving, Figurative, Fine Art, Gouache, Graphic, Line, Line with Color, Painterly, Pen & Ink, Realism, Storyboards, Stylized, Technical, Watercolor, Film/Entertainment, Vector, e-Learning

Subject/Specialties

Action, Adventure, Children, Children's Products, Corporate, Editorial, Education, Family, Health, Icons, Information Graphics, Landscape, Leisure, Medical, People, Posters, Product, Science, Scientific, Sports, Still Life, Technology, Textiles, Web Illustration, Lifestyle, Feminine, Masculine, Youth, Environmental, Branding