Scientific Visualization & Design

Membranous Nephropathy

Membranous Nephropathy

This is an 2-page editorial spread to communicate the pathological changes that occur with membranous nephropathy to an educated, lay audience. Over time, degradation to important structures in the kidneys leads to symptoms of nephrotic syndrome. 


Clients:     Prof. Shelley Wall
                    Dr. John Wong
Medium:   Illustrator, Photoshop, 
Created:   Dec 2017

MN pathology

Process Work


After researching the topic, I did two studies trying to depict the glomerulus as tissue cubes, and the other in a more landscape style--the latter of which I ended up using for my Masters Research Project!

Sketches & Reiteration

I ended up deciding to stick to tissue cubes, but changed the slice so that the focus was more on the podocytes and GBM, rather than the endothelium.

Below are some colour studies.