MACON – Two Mercer University School of Medicine faculty members recently received funding from the National Institutes of Health that will officially designate MUSM’s Center for Rural Health and Health Disparities as an NIH Center of Excellence. With this designation,...
MACON – Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) faculty member Dr. K. Bryant Smalley was recently named Outstanding Researcher of the Year by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). Dr. Smalley was honored May 10 in New Orleans at the organization’s...
MACON – Mercer University sophomore Elise Young was recently selected as an Honorable Mention for the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the nation’s most prestigious scholarship for undergraduates in science, mathematics and engineering. This year’s Goldwater Scholars were selected based on...
MACON – Mercer University School of Engineering students Mónica Resto and Zechariah Rice were recently awarded honorable mention recognition for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). The program recruits high-potential, early-career scientists and engineers and supports their...
MACON – Mercer University junior Parker Laue was recently selected for the German Academic Exchange Service's (DAAD) Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) summer program. Laue, from Huntsville, Alabama, is a mechanical engineering major. He will spend the summer working...
MACON – Dr. Sarah E. Gardner, Distinguished University Professor of History in Mercer University’s College of Liberal Arts, was recently awarded a Summer Stipends award by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on...
By Marlene Goldman It all started with a toothache. Then came a root canal and a prescription for pain that sent the 30-something pharmaceutical sales rep into the downward spiral of addiction. He soon became a “seeker” and used his...
MACON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a team of four Mercer University students a People, Prosperity, and Planet (P3) grant in the amount of $14,986 for a project to treat residential gray water for sub-surface landscape...
Mercer University’s BB&T Center for Undergraduate Research in Public Policy and Capitalism recently announced the recipients of its 2017-2018 academic grants supporting student research in economics, finance or other related areas.
Jinping (Jennifer) Li, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of histology at Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM), and Gang (Gary) Ren, Ph.D., structural biologist at the Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), U.S. Department of Energy, recently were awarded more than $2.6 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health for a collaborative project to define a novel mechanism underlying blood cholesterol regulation.

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