December 2, 2014

Peer Review: Marianne Collard ’15 Studies Potential Applications of Fenugreek

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By REEM KHONDAKAR

Long before pills, vaccines and sour cough medicine, there were plants. The traditional use of plants to heal and cure has been recorded in various documents, some of which Marianne Collard ’15, a biological engineering major and Spanish minor, used for her research on the health effects of the plant Fenugreek, Trigonella foenum-graecum.

Courtesy of Marianne CollardDrug discovery | Marianne Collard ’15 is studying the compounds in Fenugreek, a plant that has a history of being used as a way to increase breast milk production.

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