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Leveraging Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in Therapeutic Discovery

Friday, November 2, 2018

Bin Chen, Assistant Professor in the MSU Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, presents during a Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Drug Discovery Seminar. The long-term goal of…

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Gene Expression May Help Direct Targeted Cancer Treatment

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Graphic of genetic code

A Michigan State University breast cancer researcher has shown that effective treatment options can be predicted based on the way certain breast cancer genes act or express themselves….

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Melatonin Boost a Key to Fighting Breast Cancer

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
David Arnosti

Melatonin, a hormone produced in the human brain, appears to suppress the growth of breast cancer tumors. Researchers at Michigan State University published this finding in the current…

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MSU’s Smith Gets Top Communications Honor

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Sandi Smith

Sandi Smith, a professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Communication and director of the Health and Risk Communication Center, has been named a 2016 Distinguished Scholar by…

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$4.15M Grant to Study How Diet, Sunscreen Increases Breast Cancer Risk

Friday, October 9, 2015

Two Michigan State University researchers have been awarded a five-year, $4.15 million grant to examine how a high-fat diet interacts with a common chemical found in sunscreen and…

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Updates in Genome Editing

Sunday, March 15, 2015
DNA model

MSU research faculty along with guest speaker Patrick D. Hsu of Editas Medicine, participated in an event February 9, 2015, to discuss new research in genome editing. Below…

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Genome Directed Investigation of Breast Cancer

Monday, February 9, 2015

Eran Andrechek

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Scientists Can Boost Healthy Cells During Chemotherapy

Friday, December 12, 2014

It’s well known that chemotherapy helps fight cancer. It’s also known that it wreaks havoc on normal, healthy cells. Michigan State University scientists are closer to discovering a…

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Mouse Models Can Mimic Human Breast Cancer

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Eran Andrechek

Scientists have routinely used mice to replicate aspects of human breast cancer in an effort to find a cure to the most common type of cancer among women….

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High-Fat Diet in Puberty Speeds Up Breast Cancer

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Sandra Haslam and Richard Schwartz

New findings show that eating a high-fat diet beginning at puberty speeds up the development of breast cancer and may actually increase the risk of cancer similar to…

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