Clarkson University professor to receive $50,000 for medical research
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 5:12 pm

Pictured at left is Clarkson University chemistry and biomolecular science professor Artem Melman with his project's
entrepreneurial leader Nicolas Letourneau.

POTSDAM -- A Clarkson University professor of chemistry and biomolecular science will receive $50,000 from the National Science Foundation.

Artem Melman will use the funds to further his research into new medicines.

“This research for now is for analytical purposes and markers for diseases," Melman said in a statement. "The potential for medical treatment is far into the future. We're not going to solve problem [sic], but are creating effective tools to make the process faster and easier.”

He will work with Clarkson doctoral student Nicolas Letourneau, the projects entrepreneurial leader.