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MSU, Henry Ford Health System Finalize Partnership to Battle Health Disparities

Monday, January 25, 2021
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Henry Ford Health System and Michigan State University, two of the state’s leading education, research and health care institutions, are partnering to make Michigan a national leader in…

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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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Lunt Receives Distinguished Young Investigator Award

Monday, December 7, 2020
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Michigan State University’s Sophia Lunt, assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) in the College of Natural Science, received the Metabolomics Association of North America (MANA) Young Investigator Award for…

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Awakening Immune Forces To Fight Virus-Driven Cancer

Monday, November 9, 2020
colorful fluorescence microscopy image of tumor environment

As scientists continue technological advances into the largely unexplored genomic terrain of bacteria and viruses, our understanding of how they operate inside cells increases dramatically, delivering better answers…

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Building A Trojan Horse To Fight Breast Cancer

Thursday, October 8, 2020
Image of blood vessels and cancer tissue in mouse model

With a nearly $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Michigan State University researchers are using nanoscopic particles to turn the body’s own cells into weapons…

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Schmidt Chosen For NIH New Innovator Award

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Jens Schmidt with the NIH New Innovator Logo

The National Institutes of Health recently announced Michigan State University researcher Jens Schmidt as a recipient of its prestigious New Innovator Award to study how human cells repair…

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Collaboration Leads To Promising Next Steps For Cancer Research

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Andre Bachmann

A cancer research company co-founded by an MSU professor has been acquired by the New York biotechnology firm Lodo Therapeutics Corp. in a move that holds potential for…

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More African American and Hispanic Children Die from Cancer than White Children

Thursday, June 4, 2020
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African American and Hispanic children admitted to pediatric intensive care units for cancer treatment have significantly higher death rates than do Caucasian patients, a study led by two…

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New Website Stimulates Cancer Research Synergies at MSU

Friday, February 21, 2020
Jeff Mackeigan

Michigan State University has unveiled a new website highlighting the vast amount of cancer research being conducted throughout the university. The site, cancer.msu.edu, features the research of 95 faculty…

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Nanotechnology Improves Chemotherapy Delivery

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Blurred figures of people with medical uniforms in hospital corridor

Michigan State University scientists have invented a new way to monitor chemotherapy concentrations, which is more effective in keeping patients’ treatments within the crucial therapeutic window. With new…

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