BIMA People

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Learn more about the faculty and students of OREC's Biomaterials & Histology Laboratory at Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin.  



Headshot of Dr. Jeffrey Toth Dr. Jeffrey Toth

Dr. Jeffrey Toth is the director and principal investigator of OREC's Biomaterial & Histology Laboratory.  His primary appointment is Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Biomaterials at the Marquette University School of Dentistry.  Dr. Toth holds a secondary appointment as Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Marquette-MCW Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Toth also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Director of Biomaterials Research Laboratory in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.  Dr. Toth teaches biomaterials courses BIEN 4420/5420.

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Headshot of Dr. Mariana ReisMariana Reis, DDS, PhD 

Dr. Reis is a post-doctoral researcher in the School of Dentistry at Marquette University currently rotating through the Biomaterials and Histology Laboratory for training in gross photography, fixation, decalcification, accessions, decalcified and undecalcified histology, microradiography, and Faxitron radiography.   

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Current Students


Headshot of Tyler FairwoodTyler Fairwood

Tyler Fairwood is part of Marquette University's class of 2021, Opus College of Engineering, with a specialization in Biomaterials and Medical Devices.  His current research involves evaluation of a bone graft substitute in preclinical models. 

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Headshot for Timothy GuthrieTim Guthrie

Tim Guthrie is an M.D. Candidate, Class of 2022, at the Medical College of Wisconsin.  He is interested in radiographic and histologic evaluation of bone grafts and bone graft substitutes. 

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Headshot of Mourin SerourMourin Serour 

Mourin Serour is a dental student at the Marquette University School of Dentistry.  Her research at OREC's Biomaterials & Histology Laboratory focuses on PHACE Syndrome tooth analysis.

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Headshot of Adam PuchalskiAdam Puchalski

Learning about how calcium phosphates as synthetic bone graft substitutes can be used to overcome common problems associated with natural bone grafts inspired Adam to pursue his Master’s Degree in Biomaterials Science. He hopes to further his knowledge in the biomaterials industry and provide safer and more effective options for patients requiring bone graft.

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