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Celebration Planned to Commemorate Anniversary of FDA Approving Anti-Cancer Drug

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Cisplatin Celebration Graphic

On Aug. 3-4, Michigan State University’s Department of Chemistry will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the FDA approving the anti-cancer drug, cisplatin. The celebration will showcase some of…

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Final Four Schools Excel on the Court and in the Lab

Friday, April 3, 2015
Student in lab

The university communities of Duke, Kentucky, Michigan State and Wisconsin may have basketball foremost on their minds this weekend, but year-round those minds are performing some extraordinary research….

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MSU Research History: Cisplatin Discovery?

Friday, January 1, 1960

1960s – Chemistry professor Barnett Rosenberg and colleagues Loretta VanCamp and Thomas Krigas observe that certain platinum compounds inhibit cell division, and by 1969 demonstrate that these compounds…

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