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Alzheimer’s Expert Joins MSU’s Neuroscience Team

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Portrait of David Morgan

David Morgan, PhD, recently joined the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine as a professor in the Department of Translational Science and Molecular Medicine. Morgan, recruited as…

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Hanna-Attisha Honored with Heinz Award in Public Policy

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Mona Hanna-Attisha

Mona Hanna-Attisha, director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, or PPHI, is the recipient of the 22nd Heinz Award in Public…

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Leader in Endometriosis Research Joins MSU

Friday, August 25, 2017
Portrait of Stacey Missmer

Stacey Missmer has joined the College of Human Medicine in 2016 as a professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. She is highly regarded for…

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MSU Researchers Find How Belly Fat Could Increase Cancer Risk

Thursday, August 24, 2017

It’s been well established that obesity is a contributor to cancer risk, but how it actually causes cancer is still a question that hasn’t been fully explained. A…

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Epidemiology and Data Specialist Joins Public Health Team

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Portrait of Vickie Johnson-Lawrence with Global Impact logo overlay

Vicki Johnson-Lawrence recently joined Michigan State University as an assistant professor in the College of Human Medicine. Johnson-Lawrence, recruited as part of the university’s Global Impact Initiative, is…

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Cholesterol Crystals: Sure Sign Heart Attack May Loom

Friday, August 18, 2017
George Abela

A new Michigan State University study on 240 emergency room patients shows just how much of a role a person’s cholesterol plays, when in a crystallized state, during…

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Physicians with Increased Stress Make More Mistakes

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Arnetz

The more stress an emergency room physician experienced, the more likely he or she was to make a minor mistake, also known as a “near miss” among hospital…

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MSU Scientists Study Gene Causing Children’s Seizures

Thursday, July 27, 2017
Richard Neubig

Two rare diseases caused by a malfunctioning gene that triggers seizures or involuntary movements in children as early as a few days old have left scientists searching for…

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Research Offers New Clues to Rare Genetic Disease

Monday, July 3, 2017
Jeff MacKeigan

Tuberous sclerosis complex, or TSC, is considered a rare genetic disease, yet for the estimated 50,000 patients in the United States and almost 2 million individuals worldwide, dealing…

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MSU Med Student Gets AMA Scholar Award

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine student Anita Arthur is a recipient of the 2017 American Medical Association Foundation’s Excellence in Medicine Minority Scholars Award.

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine student Anita Arthur (photo above, right) is a recipient of the 2017 American Medical Association Foundation’s Excellence in Medicine Minority Scholars…

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