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MSU Doctor to Use $8.5M Grant to Fight Malaria in Malawi

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Terrie Taylor with patients

Continuing her crusade against malaria, Terrie E. Taylor is once again on the hunt to find out why this deadly disease is still going strong in the African…

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New, Faster Bacteria ‘Detector’ Could Save Lives

Friday, February 3, 2017
Brett Etchebarne, assistant professor of osteopathic medical specialties, poses in his lab on Wednesday November 2, 1016.

A Michigan State University researcher has developed a faster way to detect the bacteria that cause patients to become sick, giving physicians a better chance at saving their…

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NIH Awards MSU Researcher $8.4M to Develop First Malaria Treatments

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Terrie Taylor with patients

While the world waits for a vaccine against the ancient disease malaria, Terrie E. Taylor is working to save the lives of children who are currently afflicted by…

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Taylor Receives Ben Kean Award for Tropical Medicine

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Atlanta, GA . November 13, 2016. ASTMH meeting in Atlanta . Photo by Michael A. Schwarz

Terrie Taylor, internationally recognized malaria expert in the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University, was recently awarded the Ben Kean Medal by the American Society of…

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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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Haut Given National Mechanical Engineering Award

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Roger C. Haut

Roger C. Haut, Michigan State University Distinguished Professor Emeritus, has been awarded the H.R. Lissner Medal by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) during the Summer Biomechanics,…

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Using Isotopic Fractionation to Probe Enzyme Mechanism

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Eric Hegg, professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, presents examples of how rare isotopes from the future Facility for Rare Isotope Beams can…

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Research with an Eye Toward Improving Retinopathy Treatment

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Professor Julie Busik in her lab

According to the National Eye Institute, diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness in American adults. There are roughly 7.7…

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Large Animals and Translational Biomedical Research

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Erik Shapiro, Department of Radiology/Osteopathic Medicine, discusses his current projects and future opportunities related to swine and biomedical research. More about the forums…

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MSU’s Taylor Awarded $500,000 for Malawi Malaria Study

Friday, November 6, 2015

Terrie E. Taylor, University Distinguished Professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Osteopathic Medical Specialties, has received a $500,000 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for the…

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