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A Hidden Epidemic in the Opioid Crisis

Friday, October 5, 2018
Jail Cells

While studying ways to prevent suicide among recently released jail inmates, Michigan State University researcher Jennifer Johnson began to notice that a growing number of opioid overdoses were…

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MSU IQ Researcher Working Toward New Cancer Therapies

Thursday, September 27, 2018
Jens Schmidt

Jens Schmidt is a professor of OBGYN in MSU’s acclaimed College of Human Medicine, and he’s also a part of Chris Contag’s IQ team. IQ is the Institute…

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New Genetic Syndrome Identified in 3-Year-Old Patient

Friday, September 21, 2018
Bachman and Bupp

A Michigan State University pediatric researcher and a Spectrum Health physician have identified a new genetic syndrome in a 3-year-old girl who, for more than two years, has…

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New MSU Foundation Professors Announced

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Foundation Professors

Michigan State University recently named five new MSU Foundation Professors, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, while enhancing the prominence of…

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Where You Live can Affect Your Health

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Rick Sadler

A new Michigan State University study is reinforcing the thought that where you live can affect your health. The study, now published in the journal Social Science & Medicine,…

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Neuroblastoma Researcher Investigates Promising New Treatment

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Andrea Bachmann

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants, has awarded a nearly $100,000 grant to support a Michigan State University scientist’s study of…

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Moving Skin Cancer Research Forward

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Michigan State University researchers are racing to the finish line in the fight against skin cancer. The MSU College of Human Medicine’s annual Gran Fondo cycling event in…

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Junk Food Around Schools Prevalent in Poorer, Urban Areas

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Rick Sadler

Schools in urban areas with high levels of socioeconomic distress are exposed to a disproportionate amount of junk food, according to a recent study co-authored by a Michigan…

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Professor Awarded Fellowship to Advance Public Health

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Rick Sadler

Richard Sadler, an assistant professor of public health at Michigan State University, has been awarded a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health fellowship. Sadler’s current research focus…

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Increasing Knowledge of Tropical Diseases in Malawi

Monday, June 18, 2018

Emerging infectious diseases such as the Zika virus and multi-drug resistant infections are reminders that infectious diseases are anything but historical footnotes. Although some infectious diseases have been…

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