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Health & Biomedical Science

Illuminating The Opaque Pathways Of Depression

Friday, September 11, 2020
A person sitting with head in hand at sunset.

Depression is a dark horse. The disease often goes unnoticed, but affects work performance, social interaction and the ability to take pleasure in everyday life. According to the National…

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Collaboration Leads To Promising Next Steps For Cancer Research

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Andre Bachmann

A cancer research company co-founded by an MSU professor has been acquired by the New York biotechnology firm Lodo Therapeutics Corp. in a move that holds potential for…

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Raising a Helping Hand to Teachers Who Lose their Voice

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Eric Hunter at computer

Eric Hunter, Ph.D., Named an MSU Foundation Professor Rooted in interdisciplinary training and a desire to improve ailing voices of teachers, Dr. Eric Hunter has fostered and built…

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Freeze Frame: Study Uses Novel Sequencing Method To Pinpoint Toxic Changes In Liver Cells

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Imagine being able to look at individual frozen liver cells and determine if a chemical, drug, or supplement was toxic by changes in the cells’ ribonucleic acid, or…

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Ask The Expert: How Parents, Students Can Survive ‘College From Home’

Monday, August 31, 2020
Image of college student studying at home.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, American college students are shifting from a fall 2020 semester in the classroom to taking classes online, often from their parents’ home. Students aren’t…

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MSU Receives FDA-Authorization To Decontaminate Reusable N95 Masks For Hospitals

Friday, August 28, 2020
N95 Masks

Vaporized hydrogen peroxide treatment modified by a Michigan State University veterinary team to decontaminate N95 masks for health care workers has been approved on an emergency basis by the Food and Drug Administration. The team is continuing to work with…

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Endocrine Society Names Woodruff 2021 Laureate Award Recipient

Thursday, August 27, 2020
Beaumont Tower with the MSU Library in the background.

MSU’s new provost, Teresa Woodruff, has recently been named a recipient of one of the Endocrine Society’s 2021 Laureate Awards — top honors that recognize the highest achievements…

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MSU Scientists Grow The First Functioning Mini Human Heart Model

Monday, August 17, 2020

Michigan State University researchers have created for the first time a miniature human heart model in the laboratory, complete with all primary heart cell types and a functioning…

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MSU Continues To Answer The Call For PPE

Saturday, August 15, 2020
Image of 3D printed face masks

When COVID-19 forced Michigan State University’s campus to shut down in March, faculty, staff, students and academic units across the community sprang into action to provide personal protective…

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Rasch To Be Inducted Into The American Academy of Nursing

Friday, August 14, 2020
Photo of stethoscope on tray

Michigan State University College of Nursing Dean Randolph F.R. Rasch will be a part of the latest class of fellows to be inducted into the American Academy of…

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