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MSU’s Mackenzie Fights African Disease

Monday, August 14, 2017

Charles Mackenzie is an MSU veterinary pathologist whose research is helping humans at risk of tropical illnesses like elephantiasis, which threatens more than 900 million worldwide. He and…

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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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Two MSU Researchers Get National Dairy Awards

Monday, July 10, 2017
Lorraine Sordillo and Robert Tempelman

At the American Dairy Science Association’s national meeting, two Michigan State University AgBioResearch faculty members were presented with awards. Lorraine Sordillo, the Meadow Brook Chair in Farm Animal…

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NIH Grant to Study How Omega-3 Fatty Acid Stops Lupus

Thursday, June 1, 2017
James Pestka, Jack Harkema and Jenifer Fenton

Michigan State University scientists have received a $2.3 million, five-year National Institutes of Health grant to help uncover why an omega-3 fatty acid, known as DHA, is so…

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Animal Models of Air Pollutant-Induced Non-Atopic Asthma and Rhinitis

Monday, March 27, 2017

Michigan State University’s Jack Harkema describes what he’s learned from monkeys, rats and mice pertaining to his research on air pollutant-induced asthma. Presented on March 27, 2017.

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MSU College Veterinary Medicine: Overview of Research in Smart Ag

Friday, March 24, 2017

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies Vilma Yuzbasiyan-Gurkan presents an overview of the College of Veterinary Medicine’s research, operations and faculty engaged in smart agriculture research projects….

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Blood-Clotting Protein Stimulates Liver Repair

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
James Luyendyk

A team of Michigan State University researchers, led by James Luyendyk in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has uncovered a new pathway in the body that stimulates liver…

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MSU Animal Agriculture Researchers Get $1.5M from Mich. Industry Group

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
MSU beef barn

The Michigan Alliance for Animal Agriculture (M-AAA) has announced it will invest nearly $1.5 million in 2017, more than twice the amount of previous years, to support research…

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A Silent Animal Sickness: Bovine Leukemia Virus

Friday, December 9, 2016
MSU professor of large animal clinical sciences Paul Bartlett.

In the 1970s, less than 10 percent of U.S. dairy cows were affected by bovine leukemia virus (BLV) – a retrovirus that causes infection in dairy and beef cattle,…

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How Bacterium in Undercooked Chicken Causes GBS

Friday, December 9, 2016
Linda Mansfield

A Michigan State University research team is the first to show how a common bacterium found in improperly cooked chicken causes Guillain-Barre Syndrome, or GBS. The federally funded…

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