May 31, 2017

Marjan Boerma, PhD, selected by NASA to Support Astronaut Health on Missions to Mars

Marjan Boerma, PhD, UAMS College of Pharmacy Associate Professor, has been selected to “investigate the impact of the space environment on various aspects of astronaut health, including behavioral health and performance, cardiovascular alterations, human factors and radiation effects.” Her research (Effects of Chronic and Single-Dose Charged Particle Exposure on Cardiac Function and Structure in Multiple Animal Models) will contribute to NASA’s long-term plans for deep space exploration.

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