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Muslim Mental Health Conference Goes Global

Friday, August 2, 2019
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Since it began at Michigan State University more than a decade ago, the Muslim Mental Health Conference through the College of Osteopathic Medicine has brought scholars, students, mental…

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MSU Foundation Supports Ideas from Lab to Marketplace

Monday, July 29, 2019
MSU medical student's invention brings mobile devices into sterile settings

Since its founding in the early 1970s, the MSU Foundation has been a beehive of activity, bringing together the worlds of higher education and economic development, tech transfer,…

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Making a Difference for Aging Populations and the People Who Help Them

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Although most of us don’t want to admit it, we’re all getting older. Population demographics indicate that U.S. residents are aging at an unprecedented rate. By 2030, 20%…

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HIV Therapies Are Giving Infected Children a Fighting Chance

Thursday, July 18, 2019
The Kivuye district of northern Rwanda is predominantly agricultural. This view of the area looks toward Uganda.

An almost certain death sentence 30 years ago, having HIV today has lost its fatal sting. In just over 20 years, the development of Antiretroviral Therapies, or ART,…

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MSU Entomologists Awarded $2.5 Million for Infectious Disease Study

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

A team of scientists, including two from Michigan State University, has been awarded a four-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The project is aimed at…

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Using Computer Games to Aid Cognitive Development in African Children

Friday, May 17, 2019
Using computer games to aid cognitive development in African children

Michael Boivin, a professor in the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, had no intentions of working in Africa until he met his wife, who grew up…

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MSU Medical Student’s Invention Brings Mobile Devices Into Sterile Settings

Monday, April 29, 2019
MSU medical student's invention brings mobile devices into sterile settings

Doctors can now have access to critical information on their smartphones without compromising hospital health codes. A student from Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine officially launched…

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Eating Disorder Tool May Lead to Earlier Diagnosis and Treatment

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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Samantha Kennedy was once an athlete who saw friends battling eating disorders. Today, she’s a Michigan State University psychiatrist who, with the help of a $15,000 research award,…

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Cleft Palate Gene Mutations now Linked to Spina Bifida

Friday, January 25, 2019
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Michigan State University and Children’s National Health System researchers are the first to link mutations in a gene known as “interferon regulatory factor 6,” or IRF6, which cause…

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Translational Research: One Researcher’s Experience

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Andrea Amalfitano, Interim Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Endowed Professor of Pediatrics, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, discusses his translational research with Pompe disease, re-engineering…

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