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MSU Team to Study Child Health in Upper Peninsula

Monday, November 21, 2016
Joseph Carlson

Joseph Carlson, MSU associate professor in the Department of Radiology, is leading a team that has received a nearly $300,000 two-year grant from the Superior Health Foundation to…

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New MSU Technology Monitors Indoor Air Quality

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
AirSense

Air in the home can be heavily polluted just by daily household activities. Unfortunately, since many indoor air pollutants are colorless and odorless, people often fail to detect…

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Contag to Receive 2017 Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award

Thursday, November 3, 2016
Christopher Contag Director of IQ

Christopher Contag, a pioneer of molecular imaging and chairperson of Michigan State University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, will receive the 2017 Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award from SPIE,…

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MSU, Van Andel Researchers Close to Slowing Parkinson’s

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Jeff MacKeigan and Caryl Sortwell

A few years ago, Caryl Sortwell (above, left), a Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Parkinson’s researcher, was asked by Jeff MacKeigan (above, right), a scientist at Van…

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Ralston Named James K. Billman Jr., M.D., Endowed Professor

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Associate Professor Amy Ralston was named the inaugural James K. Billman Jr., M.D. (above, right) endowed professor in the MSU College of Natural Science Department of Biochemistry and Molecular…

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Simple Food Additive Slows E. coli Poisoning

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Chris Waters

Polysorbate, a safe additive found in everything from ice cream to cosmetics, has been proven to slow the toxic effects of E. coli poisoning. Had this discovery been…

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Technological Innovations for Biomedicine

Monday, October 31, 2016

Christina Chan discusses the latest innovations in technology to enhance medical diagnosis and treatment. Presentation to the MSU Board of Trustees October 28, 2016.

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Supercomputers Simulate Cell Processes, Lead to New Insights

Monday, October 31, 2016
Michael Feig

Using the largest computer in Japan – one of the most powerful in the world – research led by an MSU scientist has achieved breakthroughs in understanding how…

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Spinal Tap Proven Safe for Malaria Patients

Friday, October 28, 2016
Doug Postels, associate professor of Neurology And Ophthalmology, poses on Wednesday

A Michigan State University researcher is challenging a widely held African belief that a spinal tap, a procedure safely used to treat other diseases, could suck the brain…

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MSU Bio Engineering Facility Promotes Cross-Campus Research

Thursday, October 27, 2016
MSU Bio Engineering Facility

While Michigan State University’s newly opened Bio Engineering Facility will bring together dozens of researchers from across the campus representing a wide range of disciplines, their mission will…

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