Mercer University College of Pharmacy’s Ajay Banga, Ph.D., has received funding from the National Institutes of Health CounterAct Program to develop topical treatments to help combat suffering and death from arsenicals-based chemical warfare agents.
A Mercer University professor’s research could contribute to the development of new drugs to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria.  Dr. Emilianne Limbrick, assistant professor of chemistry, examines naturally occurring compounds and how they can be used to treat bacterial infections that are resistant to other...
Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) professors Dr. Bryant Smalley and Dr. Jacob Warren received a $1,000,000 grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration for a comprehensive prevention, treatment and recovery initiative to combat opioid...
Mercer University held a groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 3 at the site of its planned medical school campus in Uptown Columbus on the banks of the Chattahoochee River. The University’s relocation and expansion of its...
Many people see music as an integral part of a church service. But not much is known about the actual role it plays in Christian worship.  One Mercer University professor aims to find out.  “Why do we have music at church? Is it entertainment? Is...
A team of researchers involved in Mercer University’s Mercer On Mission program focused on reducing mercury pollution and human exposure to mercury in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) has been named a finalist for the Artisanal Mining...
When she earned her degree from Mercer Law School in 1919, Kathryne Pierce was what today we would describe as a nontraditional student. Macon-born, she was believed to be 36 at the time, married to William E. Jackson, and with...
This fall, 56 Mercer University sophomores will investigate ways to stop the formation of nasty biofilms that cause dental cavities and lead to many hospital-borne infections.  As part of the BOMM program, which combines biology, organic chemistry and mathematical modeling, the undergraduate students research, create and test drug compounds to...
Nearly half of rural Georgia pharmacists believe a prescription is needed for the life-saving drug naloxone, despite a standing order that none is required, a recent Mercer University study found. The findings indicate those...
Mercer University faculty Dr. Vicki Luther and Dr. Laura Simon share a passion for creating inclusive classrooms, and they hope to pass their knowledge and ideas on to others through a podcast.  Dr. Simon,...

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