Preemies' Bacteria (rebroadcast)

USF College of Nursing Prof. Maureen Groer is leading the study of the DNA of gut bacteria of premature babies.
Premies' Bacteria (rebroadcast from 7/13/15)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says one out of nine babies in the U.S. is born prematurely.
Now the USF College of Nursing has received a $2.7 million grant to study DNA from babies’ stomach bacteria to see how premature birth affects their growth and development. We talk to the lead researcher on University Beat on WUSF 89.7.

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Maureen Groer, PHD, RN, FAAN
Gordon Keller Professor, USF College of Nursing

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Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Wednesday after the 7:45 AM newscast | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Wednesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM

Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

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