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MSU Researcher Regenerates Tissues in Humans to Treat Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer

Friday, October 12, 2018
Aitor

Aitor Aguirre is an assistant professor at MSU’s Department of Biomedical Engineering. He’s part of Chris Contag’s team at IQ. He works on understanding how human tissues respond…

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MSU “Jazz Musicians” Using Molecular Imaging in Regenerative Medicine and Cancer Detection

Friday, October 12, 2018
Erik Shapiro

“We’re a little bit like jazz musicians,” says MSU researcher Erik Shapiro. “We are wandering in scientific space centered around one or two themes, generally involved in molecular…

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How Parenting Can Cause Antisocial Behaviors in Children

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Small child throwing a tantrum

Children who receive less parental warmth and more harshness in their home environments may be more aggressive and may lack empathy and a moral compass, according to a…

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Who is Paying Attention to Food Labels?

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Fruits and Vegetables in grocery store casing

A majority of Americans say food labels influence their purchasing behavior, according to the latest Michigan State University Food Literacy and Engagement Poll. The survey polled 2,048 Americans on…

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Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorder Program Achieves Center Status

Monday, October 8, 2018
C RAIND

Established five years ago, a Michigan State University program, which focuses on autism and neurodevelopmental disability research and outreach, has officially achieved center status becoming C-RAIND, or the…

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A Hidden Epidemic in the Opioid Crisis

Friday, October 5, 2018
Jail Cells

While studying ways to prevent suicide among recently released jail inmates, Michigan State University researcher Jennifer Johnson began to notice that a growing number of opioid overdoses were…

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MSU Professor Studies the Learning and Relearning of Movement

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Golfer

Rajiv Ranganathan, a professor in the Michigan State University Department of Kinesiology, will examine the process of learning and relearning movement with a more than $400,000 grant from the National Science…

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New DNA Tool Predicts Height, Shows Promise for Serious Illness Assessment

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Child Growth

A new DNA tool created by Michigan State University can accurately predict people’s height, and more importantly, could potentially assess their risk for serious illnesses, such as heart…

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Research Uncovers Dire Consequences of Sleep Deprivation

Thursday, September 27, 2018
Surgery

Researchers at Michigan State University conducted the largest experimentally controlled study on sleep deprivation to date, revealing just how detrimental operating without sleep can be in everything from…

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New Genetic Syndrome Identified in 3-Year-Old Patient

Friday, September 21, 2018
Bachman and Bupp

A Michigan State University pediatric researcher and a Spectrum Health physician have identified a new genetic syndrome in a 3-year-old girl who, for more than two years, has…

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