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Common Antidepressant Could Slow Parkinson’s Disease

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Tim Collier

Michigan State University scientists now have early proof that an antidepressant drug that’s been around for more than 50 years could slow the progression of Parkinson’s. In a…

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Eagle Gets MSU Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Andrew Eagle

Andrew L. Eagle, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physiology, was recently given an MSU Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for…

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A New Key in Fighting Kennedy’s Disease

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Cynthia Jordan, professor of neuroscience, poses in her lab on Monday August 22, 2016.

If a disease affects motoneurons, cells that control voluntary muscle activity, researchers should focus their efforts on motoneurons to find potential treatments, right? Not always. In new research…

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How Do Sex Differences in Behavior Arise?

Friday, February 26, 2016

Stephen Breedlove presents his latest findings at the Gender Matters research forum on February 26, 2016.

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