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Birgit Puschner Recommended as New Dean of College of Veterinary Medicine

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Vet Med Library

Birgit Puschner has been recommended to serve as the new dean of Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. If approved by the MSU Board of Trustees, her…

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Gene Therapy Restores Vision in Dogs, May Also Help Humans

Friday, May 18, 2018
Simon Petersen-Jones

A Michigan State University veterinary ophthalmologist has modified a gene therapy that reverses blindness in dogs that have a certain form of a disease known as progressive retinal…

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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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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 Researchers Elected to American Academy of Microbiology

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Beronda Montgomery and George Garrity

George Garrity and Beronda Montgomery, Michigan State University professors of the College of Natural Science, were elected fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology, or AAM, for their excellence, originality and leadership…

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Scientists Explore Link Between Obesity and Dementia

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Anne Dorrance and William Jackson

Two Michigan State University scientists are now using a four-year, $2 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to better understand the link between obesity…

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MSU’s Moeser Offers New Insight in How Stress Makes You Sick

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Adam Moeser

A Michigan State University researcher is providing new insight into how certain types of stress interact with immune cells and can regulate how these cells respond to allergens,…

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Novel Blood Thinner Therapy Could Reduce Obesity Diseases

Monday, November 6, 2017
James Luyendyk and Anna Kopec

Obesity-related illnesses are a critical health concern in many countries, including the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 36.5 percent of adults in America…

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