Pioneering medical students are to scale one of South America’s highest peaks where they will carry out vital research.
Students on the APEX 5 (Altitude Physiology Expedition 5) will be working in a pop-up laboratory in a ski lodge at 5,300 metres.
They prepared for their 11-day trip with a final training session on the climbing wall at the University's Centre for Sport & Exercise.
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