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MSU Study: Poor Sense of Smell Predictor of Parkinson’s

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Honglei Chen

A new study provides further evidence that a simple “smelling” test could predict Parkinson’s disease even earlier than previously thought. According to Michigan State University researcher Honglei Chen,…

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Women’s Health Among Grand Rapids Research Center Goals

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Dean Norman Beauchamp, Jr., welcomes Department Chair Richard Leach, MD, and researchers Asgi Fazleabas, PhD, Lee Anne Roman, PhD, and Karen Racicot, PhD, from the MSU College of…

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Department of Physiology Research Seminar

Monday, January 18, 2016

Meet Dr. Xiaoqi Liu, candidate for the Global Impact Initiative open position on Cancer Biology: Thursday, January 28, 2016 4:00 PM 1425 Biomedical Physical Sciences      

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Combining Ag, Medicine to Solve Global Problems

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Since arriving at MSU two years ago, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources researcher Felicia Wu has been aggressively applying agricultural solutions to issues of human health around…

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Two Common Medicines Found to Fight Deadly Childhood Cancer

Friday, October 2, 2015
Andre Bachmann

A combination of two medicines long used for treating other illnesses can stop the growth of a deadly childhood cancer, according to a recent study by a Michigan…

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$5.67M Grant Helps Researchers Identify Early Alzheimer’s

Thursday, September 10, 2015

A new Michigan State University study, aimed at identifying early signs of Alzheimer’s disease among Latinos and Hispanics, could help delay or even prevent its onset thanks to…

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Sachdev to Lead New MSU Division of Neuromuscular Medicine

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Amit Sachdev has joined Michigan State University to become the first director of the new Division of Neuromuscular Medicine within the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology. Sachdev, who…

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TB Could Be Treated with Glaucoma Drug

Thursday, July 23, 2015
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A new discovery by Michigan State University scientists suggests that a common medication used to treat glaucoma could also be used to treat tuberculosis, even the drug-resistant kind….

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Researchers Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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The Center for Disease Control estimates that each year in the U.S. alone, 23,000 people die from resistant infections. Researchers at the Michigan State University Center for the…

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