The National Institutes of Health and the National Institute for Child Health and Disease, has awarded $241,845 to Dr. Lisa Hanson, professor and director of the Marquette University College of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery Program. The grant, titled “The efficacy of an oral probiotic to reduce group B streptococcus (GBS) colonization,” is Hanson’s first from the organization. […]
Dr. Brian Schmit, associate dean for research, professor of biomedical engineering, co-director of the Stroke Rehabilitation Center and director of the integrative neural engineering and rehabilitation laboratories, was inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows. Dr. Schmit was nominated, reviewed and elected by peers and members of the […]
Dr. Rosemary A. Stuart, a Marquette University professor of biological sciences, has received a $900,000 National Science Foundation grant for cell biology research, studying the function and regulation of mitochondrial ribosomes. Mitochondria are commonly referred to as the “powerhouse” of the cell because they produce the energy carrying molecule ATP through a process called aerobic […]
Grant will fund Dr. Murray Blackmore’s next phase of study MILWAUKEE — The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.6 million R01 grant to Dr. Murray Blackmore, associate professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University. The grant is his second $1 million-plus grant from the organization in five […]
Dr. Kyana Young has been named the Shepherd Express hero of the week. Young is a post-doctoral scholar in the Opus College of Engineering Water Quality Center, and the manager of the Marquette University Global Water Center facility in Walker’s Point. Young’s passion is finding solutions for safe water to improve global and public health.
Addictions permanently change the brain through a process called neuroplasticity. Dr. Matthew Hearing works alongside several Marquette neuroscientists to research the phenomenon that helps explain opioids’ tight grip on so many.
Dr. Despoina Perouli is studying the robots making their way to our homes. While they’re ready to be our household assistants and companions, Perouli’s research will help make sure we don’t give away our privacy and security when we let the robots in.
Dr. Noelle Brigden is both a political science professor at Marquette and the women’s sub-master deadlifting champion at the Wisconsin State Fair. She began powerlifting as a remedy for chronic pain and as a source of strength against the emotional demands of her research on violence against Central American migrants. Now, she’s sharing her passion […]
Kate Gustafson is one of seven members of Marquette’s inaugural class of MU4Gold Scholars, a pilot program run jointly by the University Honors Program and the College of Arts and Sciences that focuses on engaging students in faculty-mentored research from their first moments on campus. As an MU4Gold scholar, Gustafson spent her first semester at […]
Since he was a law student himself, Marquette Law School professor Michael O’Hear has been interested in the issues of sentencing and mass incarceration. He has written two books about the subject and is working on a third. Marquette Today sat down with O’Hear to discuss his research and a new grant that will support […]