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MSU Scientist Edits Unique Molecular Life Sciences Resource

Monday, April 9, 2018
Laurie Kaguni

Michigan State University Distinguished Professor Laurie S. Kaguni, internationally recognized for her expertise in the structural and mechanistic biochemistry of mitochondrial DNA replication, served as volume editor for the…

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MSU Studies Potential for Workplace Osteo-Manipulation

Monday, April 9, 2018
Zachary Pearce, Mathew Zatkin and Jonathan Bruner

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, work-related musculoskeletal disorders account for one-third of all U.S. workplace injuries and illness cases. Physicians are not immune from workplace…

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MSU’s Grabill to Chair National Vet Mental Health Group

Friday, April 6, 2018
Chandra Grabill

Chandra Grabill, assistant dean for Student Wellness and Engagement at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named chair for the Veterinary Mental Health Practitioners (VMHP) group….

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MSU Vet Studying Gene Therapy for Blindness in Humans, Dogs

Friday, April 6, 2018
Simon Petersen-Jones

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a genetic disorder that causes vision loss and blindness. The retina—a thin tissue that lines the back of the eyeball—has cells which are light…

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MSU’s Harkema Named American Thoracic Society (ATS) Fellow

Friday, April 6, 2018
Jack Harkema

Jack Harkema, University Distinguished Professor, Albert C. and Lois E. Dehn Endowed Chair in Veterinary Medicine, and director of the Laboratory for Environmental and Toxicologic Pathology and the…

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Unexpected Finding May Deter Disabling Diabetic Eye Disease

Friday, April 6, 2018
Julia Busik

Diabetic retinopathy is considered one of the most disabling complications of diabetes and the leading cause of new cases of vision loss among adults. A new Michigan State…

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Loneliness Is Bad for Your Health

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Jed Magen

MSU’s Jed Magen, associate professor of psychiatry, wrote this piece for The Conversation, an independent collaboration between editors and academics that provides informed news analysis and commentary to the…

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MSU Researchers Studying Drug to Stop Cancer-Causing Gene

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Karen Liby and Jamie Bernard

Michigan State University scientists are testing a promising drug that may stop a gene associated with obesity from triggering breast and lung cancer, as well as prevent these…

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MSU’s Martinez-Gomez Gets 2018 NSF CAREER Award

Friday, March 23, 2018
N. Cecilia Martinez-Gomez

Cecilia Martinez-Gomez, assistant professor of microbiology and molecular genetics, Michigan State University, received $562,102 from NSF’s Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences for her project that aims to…

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MSU’s Parent Gets 2018 NSF CAREER Award

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Kristin Parent

Kristin Parent, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, Michigan State University, received $794,331 from NSF’s Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences for research that focuses on underlying mechanisms…

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