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Studying the Ethics of Invasive Therapies for Depression

Friday, October 19, 2018
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A Michigan State University College of Human Medicine researcher has received a $1.4 million National Institutes of Health-Brain Initiative grant to study the ethics around interventions that use…

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MSU Pioneers New Course: Digital Introduction to Biology, Evolution

Friday, October 19, 2018

Michigan State University researchers have improved an introductory biology class to make it more accessible for students not majoring in life sciences. The new course, “Integrative Biology: From…

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Kvalsund Selected as National Academy of Medicine Fellow

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Michelle Kvalsund, a Michigan State University assistant professor in the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, has received a 2018 National Academy of Medicine Fellowship in Osteopathic Medicine. The…

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Toolbox Dialogue Initiative Awarded Prize for Excellence and NSF Grant

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Michigan State University’s Toolbox Dialogue Initiative (TDI), led by Michael O’Rourke, Interim Director of the MSU Center for Interdisciplinarity (C4I), and Stephanie Vasko, Managing Director of C4I, has…

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Exercise Linked to a Healthy Gut and Bones

Monday, October 15, 2018

A recent study, led by Michigan State University researcher Laura McCabe, supports findings that a high-fat diet can negatively affect the bacterial composition of your intestine and decrease…

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How Well Antibiotics Work for Cystic Fibrosis Patients May be Affected by pH, Oxygen

Monday, October 15, 2018
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People living with cystic fibrosis spend their lives battling chronic lung infections resistant to antibiotic therapy. A one-size-fits-all approach to wiping out the bacterium may not be the…

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MSU Faculty to Lead $50M Study to Strengthen African Agriculture Higher Ed

Friday, October 12, 2018
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Michigan State University’s Thom Jayne has been chosen as the lead author of a study commissioned by the World Bank to identify how agricultural universities can effectively respond…

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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
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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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