Marjan Boerma

July 31, 2017

UAMS Researchers Receive $2.9 Million Grant to Study Possible Treatment for Radiation Injury

A team of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research scientists recently was awarded a $2.97 million, five-year grant by the National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases to investigate a possible treatment for the long-term health effects from injury caused by exposure to high levels of radiation. Marjan Boerma, Ph.D., one of the…

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…