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Reflexology Shows Promise for Treating Breast Cancer Symptoms

Monday, November 12, 2012
Gwen Wyatt with Reflexology Chart

A study led by a Michigan State University researcher offers the strongest evidence yet that reflexology – a type of specialized foot massage practiced since the age of…

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Fighting Tuberculosis

Monday, October 15, 2012

At Michigan State University, scientists are working to put down one of the biggest global health threats— tuberculosis. The World Health Organization estimates someone is infected with the…

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MSU Research History: Radio-Pharmacy Opens on Campus

Sunday, January 16, 2011
To better deliver nuclear biomarkers created at its medical cyclotron, seen during installation, MSU is partnering with Cardinal Health to open a new radio-pharmacy on campus. Photo courtesy of the Department of Radiology.

2011- Michigan State University partners with Cardinal Health to open a radio-pharmacy on campus, a move that streamlines access to nuclear imaging agents created at an MSU medical…

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MSU Research History: Patented Arthroscopic Device Aids Surgeons

Thursday, September 30, 2004
Herbert Ross

2004 – Herbert Ross, associate professor in the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University, and Mitchell T. Copeland, DO, who had a fellowship in arthroscopy, sports…

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MSU Research History: Neck Brace to Save Race Car Drivers

Tuesday, January 27, 1987
neck brace

1987 – Professor of materials science and mechanics Robert Hubbard patents a safety device known as the Head and Neck Support device, or HANS, which he developed with race car…

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MSU Research History: Cisplatin Discovery?

Friday, January 1, 1960

1960s – Chemistry professor Barnett Rosenberg and colleagues Loretta VanCamp and Thomas Krigas observe that certain platinum compounds inhibit cell division, and by 1969 demonstrate that these compounds…

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MSU Research History: Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Saturday, September 1, 1900
Marsahll Hall

1900 – The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics officially began as the Department of Bacteriology and Farm Hygiene during the 1900-1901 academic year. Charles Marshall was appointed…

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