Wesley Richerson, PhD

Post Doctoral Researcher

Wesley started as a post-doctoral fellow in the Neurology department in Fall of 2022 after completing his PhD in the joint Medical College of Wisconsin/Marquette University Biomedical Engineering Department, doing research using MRI to better understand hemodialysis-related neurodegeneration. He is interested in developing and using quantitative cerebrovascular MRI techniques to understand pathophysiology and disease progression, to help clinicians make more informed decisions. Currently, Wesley is working primarily on sickle cell anemia and moyamoya disease projects. In his free time, Wes is an avid cyclist and enjoys going to concerts at The Basement East, movies at the Belcourt theater, and playing pickup basketball.