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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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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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Ancient Chinese Malaria Remedy Fights TB

Monday, December 19, 2016
Robert Abramovitch with Chinese herb

A centuries-old herbal medicine, discovered by Chinese scientists and used to effectively treat malaria, has been found to potentially aid in the treatment of tuberculosis and may slow…

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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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MSU’s Lillehoj Gets Gates Grant to Develop Diagnostic Tool

Friday, June 24, 2016
Peter Lillehoj

A Michigan State University researcher will be the lead investigator for a Grand Challenges Explorations grant, an initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Peter Lillehoj, an…

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MSU Engineer to Develop Skin Patch-Based Test for Malaria

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Peter Lillehoj

A Michigan State University researcher will be the lead investigator for a Grand Challenges Explorations grant, an initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Peter Lillehoj, an…

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Fighting Counterfeit Medicines on Global Level

Monday, April 25, 2016
John Spink

Around the world, especially in developing nations, counterfeit medicines are a real problem. Until now, in many countries there hasn’t been a standard protocol to conduct investigations and…

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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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MSU to Develop Mobile App for Malaria Diagnosis

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Peter Lillehoj

Researchers at the Michigan State University College of Engineering are getting closer to phoning home a rapid-response diagnostic test for malaria. Peter Lillehoj, assistant professor of mechanical engineering,…

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World Malaria Day: MSU Research Solutions

Monday, April 13, 2015
Single mosquito

World Malaria Day has been designated as April 25, 2015. According to the World Health Organization, malaria is both a preventable and treatable mosquito-borne disease that infects 198…

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