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NatSci Neuroscientist Receives New Investigator Award

Monday, April 8, 2019
NatSci neuroscientist Gina Leinninger receives new investigator award

Gina Leinninger, Michigan State University assistant professor of physiology, is the 2019-20 recipient of the American Physiological Society’s (APS) Central Nervous System Section New Investigator Award. The society’s…

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Simulations to Understand Disease Transmission and City-Wide Evacuations

Saturday, April 6, 2019
Student Research, Disease, Cities

MSU Graduate student David Butts earned his BS in Physics with a Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering (CMSE) minor at Michigan State. Now, he can still be found…

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Finding New Treatments for People with Rare Illnesses

Thursday, April 4, 2019

André Bachmann is creating treatments for children with rare medical conditions that many large pharmaceutical companies won’t develop due to high costs and low returns. The professor and…

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MSU Teams with State and Federal Efforts to Combat Opioid Abuse

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Opioid Crisis

As opioids increasingly impact the health and welfare of local communities, Michigan State University is joining state and federal efforts to combat the growing national epidemic. The Opioid Prevention…

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Data-Driven Characterization of Gene Expression in Alzheimer’s Disease

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Student Research, Alzeimers

Lavida Brooks is a current Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. She is studying human genetics under the advisement of…

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Employing Young Adults with Autism

Monday, April 1, 2019
Young Adults, Employment, Autism

When Anthony Capriglione was at Michigan State University he had a difficult time adjusting to the new environment, working in groups and communicating with peers and teachers due…

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Slowing Down the Heart Aging Process to Increase the Human Lifespan

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Human Heart Tissue

In a new paper published in EMBO Reports this month, an international team of scientists, including Dr. Aitor Aguirre at MSU’s Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering,…

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MSU Lands $1.8M NIH Grant to Improve Brain Implants

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Brain Scan

Michigan State University has landed a $1.8 million National Institutes for Health R01 grant to improve brain implants – “electroceuticals” used to treat Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, depression and traumatic…

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When Tempers Flare, Nurses’ Injuries Could Rise

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Nurse Work Injuries

A new study by researchers at Michigan State University and Portland State University has found that when there’s an imbalance in support among nurses at work, tempers flare…

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Coaching Model Still Best According to Early Childhood Interventionists

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Early Intervention, Coaching Model

Researchers at Michigan State University partnered with researchers at the University of Illinois to investigate the coaching model, used by early intervention service providers, to understand how it…

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