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Ask The Expert: What Is Contact Tracing?

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
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Due to COVID-19, “contact tracing” has been added to our vocabulary. Not everyone understands it is essential to stopping the spread of the novel coronavirus. Mieka Smart, assistant professor in…

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Advancing Health Equity For Older Americans Receiving Medicaid

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
A geriatrician holds the hand of an elderly woman with arthritis.

Requiring older Americans to work as a condition of receiving Medicaid could negatively and disproportionately affect many, Rodlescia Sneed suspects. That’s why Sneed, Ph.D., MPH, an assistant professor in…

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MSU Researchers Identify New COVID-19 Testing Process Call On FDA for Approval

Thursday, April 16, 2020
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As the novel coronavirus continues to spread around the globe, a more accurate test that can detect the virus much earlier than other tests has been adapted and…

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MSU Researchers Advance Coronavirus Test for Greater Accuracy

Friday, April 3, 2020
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Michigan State University researchers have validated a test to detect coronavirus that is more accurate than those currently available, and could help address the national shortage of testing…

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MSU Donates Materials to Health Care Workers and First Responders

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Coronavirus collection rack full of supplies.

In a coordinated effort across campus, Michigan State University employees collected more than 20 pallets of medical supplies and personal protective equipment for area hospitals and first responders….

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MSU Makes Available Graduating Health Care Students to Aid in COVID-19 Response

Monday, March 30, 2020
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As Michigan works swiftly to expand its health care workforce to combat the exponentially rising number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in the state, Michigan State University is…

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Study Finds Middle Eastern War Refugees Show Biomarkers for PTSD

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
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A newly-published study led by a Michigan State University professor has identified two biomarkers in recent Middle Eastern war refugees that appear to be related to post-traumatic stress…

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Outsmarting Antibiotic Resistance

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Pharmaceutical drugs in supply chain

We live in a critical time when bacteria have demonstrated an ability to develop resistance to every known antibiotic, and new antibiotic development has been nearly nonexistent for…

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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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Society for the Study of Reproduction Honors Fazleabas

Monday, February 3, 2020
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The Society For The Study Of Reproduction, or SSR, unveiled its 2020 award winners honoring seven individuals from some of the most prestigious universities in the world who…

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