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Bringing Genomics into the Fold

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
confocal microscopy image of the beautifully dynamic endoplasmic reticulum

With a five-year, $1.95 million National Institutes of Health R35 grant, the Brandizzi Lab in the College of Natural Science is expanding its exploration of protein folding within plant cells, paving the…

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A Happy Partner Leads to a Healthier Future

Monday, February 10, 2020
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Science now supports the saying, “happy wife, happy life.” Michigan State University research found that those who are optimistic contribute to the health of their partners, staving off…

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Zombie Cells could be Key to Alzheimer’s Susceptibility

Friday, January 25, 2019
Marcia Gordan, Colle

The National Institute on Aging has awarded a Michigan State University College of Human Medicine professor a nearly $3 million grant to study how aging increases the risk…

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Alzheimer’s Researcher Joins MSU Grand Rapids Team

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Marcia Gordon

Marcia Gordon, PhD, recently joined the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine as a professor in the Department of Translational Science and Molecular Medicine. Recruited as part…

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Laser Technology Reveals How Alzheimer’s Plaques ‘Clump’

Monday, September 12, 2016
Lisa Lapidus

Lisa Lapidus (right), Michigan State University professor of physics and astronomy, has found that peptides, or strings of amino acids, related to Alzheimer’s “wiggle” at dangerous speeds prior to…

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Blacks at Higher Risk for Cognitive Impairment in Later Life

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Zhenmei Zhang, associate professor of sociology, poses in her office on Wednesday April 20, 2016.

Social and economic disadvantages play a significant role in why blacks face a much higher risk than whites of developing cognitive impairment later in life, indicates a national…

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Alzheimer’s Disease from the Bench to Society

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Irving Vega presents his latest findings related to Alzheimer’s at the Aging event on April 28, 2016.

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Doctoral Research: Modifiable Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease

Friday, April 15, 2016

Michigan State University doctoral student Ashley Sanderlin presents “Modifiable Risk Factors for  Alzheimer’s Disease: Investigating Obesity and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Early Cognitive Impairment,” an overview of her Alzheimer’s…

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Modifiable Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease

Friday, April 15, 2016

Michigan State University undergraduate student Ashley Sanderlin presents “Modifiable Risk Factors for  Alzheimer’s Disease: Investigating Obesity and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Early Cognitive Impairment,” an overview of her Alzheimer’s…

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MSU’s Kanaan Studying Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s at Protein Level

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Science called out to researcher Nick Kanaan quite some time ago. Its complexity was not simply interesting — there was a mystery surrounding the study of neurodegenerative diseases…

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