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Discovery of Gene May Lead to Therapy for a Retinal Disease

Sunday, September 1, 2013
Optometrist doing sight testing for senior patient

MSU researchers publish first evidence that the gene mutation causes retinal disease—an early step toward developing treatments for blindness. One of the leading causes of inherited blindness in…

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MSU Research History: Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health

Wednesday, January 16, 1974
DCPAH

1974 – MSU establishes the Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health (DCPAH) in response to an unprecedented number of cattle deaths on farms throughout Michigan, to assist the state…

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MSU Research History: Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Saturday, September 1, 1900
Marsahll Hall

1900 – The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics officially began as the Department of Bacteriology and Farm Hygiene during the 1900-1901 academic year. Charles Marshall was appointed…

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