Michigan State University main website

Health & Biomedical Science

Nanomedicine’s ‘Crown’ is Ready for Its Close-Up

Monday, January 25, 2021
Graphic of the particles interacting.

An international team of researchers led by Michigan State University’s Morteza Mahmoudi has developed a new method to better understand how nanomedicines — emerging diagnostics and therapies that are very…

Read More

Livestock Workers Face High MRSA Risk

Thursday, January 14, 2021
Piglets in a enclosure.

MSU researchers reveal surprisingly high risk levels, share precautions that work against MRSA — and COVID-19 For Michigan State University’s Felicia Wu, the surprise isn’t that people who…

Read More

Vector Platform Technology Used in COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

Friday, January 8, 2021
Graphic of COVID-19 strain.

With the first COVID-19 vaccines beginning to be administered, many across the globe are eagerly watching and waiting, wondering when it will be their turn to receive a…

Read More

Nanomedicine Targets Cardiovascular Disease

Friday, January 8, 2021
Graphic depiction of clogged artery

Michigan State and Stanford researchers have upgraded their Trojan horse therapies designed to fight one of the world’s leading causes of death. Led by Bryan Smith, an associate…

Read More

Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests Increased During the Pandemic

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
View inside hospital room.

While COVID-19 has claimed more than 13,000 lives in Michigan, a study conducted by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Michigan State University published in JAMA Network Open,…

Read More

Spartan Medical Research Journal Provides Opportunities for Scholarly Activity

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
books on shelf in library

There’s no shortage of academic journals out there, but in 2016, the founders for the Spartan Medical Research Journal, or SMRJ, realized there wasn’t a centralized place where MSU…

Read More

Powering Up Stretchy Technology

Monday, December 21, 2020
Image of advanced materials stretchable supercapacitors

A Spartan-led research team has developed a new “4D printing” approach to help power stretchable devices. A team of researchers led by Michigan State University’s Changyong Cao has…

Read More

Counterfeit Products And COVID-19

Friday, December 18, 2020
N 95 Face masks

Jay Kennedy is an assistant professor in the School of Criminal Justice with a joint appointment in the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection. Much of Kennedy’s research in the anti-counterfeiting…

Read More

Wu Named Fellow Of The Society For Risk Analysis

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Felicia Wu, John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition, and Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics, has been named a…

Read More

MSU Part Of $4.4 Million Grant To Examine Spread Of Infectious Disease By Migratory Birds

Thursday, December 17, 2020
flock of crows

Researchers at Michigan State University are partnering with colleagues from the U.S. and four other countries to develop biosurveillance plans to monitor and prevent infectious disease spread by…

Read More