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Woodruff and Fazleabas Honored as Reproductive Biology Distinguished Fellows

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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Of the 15 scientists worldwide honored as Distinguished Fellows by the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) this year, two are professors in the College of Human…

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Ask the Expert: New COVID Strains and Double Masks

Friday, February 12, 2021
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After the CDC recommended the use of multiple masks to protect from the coronavirus, Peter Gulick, professor of medicine at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and infectious disease…

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PhRMA Foundation Grant Awarded for Novel Approach, Molecules in Alzheimer’s Research

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Newly awarded research from Michigan State University could result in therapeutic and preventative drugs for Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Jessica Fortin, assistant professor for the MSU Department of Pathobiology and…

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Working Globally on Muslim Mental Health

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
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Farha Abbasi is uniquely positioned to build bridges between MSU and communities in the Muslim world. Abbasi, assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, has established a growing…

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1918 Influenza Provides Warning for Potential Future Pandemic Reemergence

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
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The 1918 influenza pandemic provides a cautionary tale for what the future may hold for COVID-19, says a Michigan State University researcher. After a decade studying a flu virus that killed approximately 15,000 Michigan residents, Siddharth Chandra, a professor in MSU’s James Madison…

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Helping Fight Heart Disease Before It Starts

Friday, February 5, 2021
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Spartan researchers have been awarded $2.2 million to investigate how the diets of expecting mothers could affect their babies’ heart health. Nearly one out of every 100 babies…

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Morgan Honored for Efforts in Training Next Generation of Dementia Researchers

Thursday, February 4, 2021
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As the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death and the only leading cause with no treatment, prevention or cure, Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease for those impacted and their…

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How Community-Based Education Intersects with Research and Patient Care

Saturday, January 30, 2021
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MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students are afforded several opportunities to interact with patients during their education. One such opportunity is the Medical Outreach Clinic of McLaren Macomb…

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Ask the Expert: Medical Distrust in Black Communities

Friday, January 29, 2021
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Historical racism and modern day health care disparities have ingrained in Black communities distrust of a medical system now charged with encouraging people to take the COVID-19 vaccine….

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MSU, Henry Ford Health System Finalize Partnership to Battle Health Disparities

Monday, January 25, 2021
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Henry Ford Health System and Michigan State University, two of the state’s leading education, research and health care institutions, are partnering to make Michigan a national leader in…

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