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Kvalsund Selected as National Academy of Medicine Fellow

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Michelle Kvalsund, a Michigan State University assistant professor in the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, has received a 2018 National Academy of Medicine Fellowship in Osteopathic Medicine. The…

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MSU Scientists Closer to Solving Arthritic Condition in Teens

Friday, August 24, 2018
Andrea Amalfitano

A new Michigan State University study has found that a malfunctioning gene associated with a common arthritic disease that often starts in teenagers is now directly linked to…

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New Study Explores the Role Cannabis Plays in Treating Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s

Thursday, August 23, 2018
Norbert Kaminski

Michigan State University researcher Norbert Kaminski has begun a yearlong, preclinical study exploring cannabis compounds and their ability to slow the progress of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and other diseases…

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IQ Researcher Awarded NIH Grant to Advance Biological Circuits

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Glass catfish, transparent fishes in aquarium

Michigan State University engineering researchers are working to create synthetic biological devices inside the cells of mammals that will enable new treatments for chronic and uncured diseases. A…

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Magnetic Gene in Fish May Someday Help Those with Epilepsy, Parkinson’s

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

An aquarium fish that senses the Earth’s magnetic field as it swims could help unlock how the human brain works and how diseases such as Parkinson’s and other…

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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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CRISPR Research Tackles Rare Genetic Disorder in Children

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Michigan State University scientists will use the latest CRISPR technology to study two extremely rare genetic mutations that leave children severely disabled with seizures and involuntary movements. CRISPR,…

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MSU Studies Potential for Workplace Osteo-Manipulation

Monday, April 9, 2018
Zachary Pearce, Mathew Zatkin and Jonathan Bruner

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, work-related musculoskeletal disorders account for one-third of all U.S. workplace injuries and illness cases. Physicians are not immune from workplace…

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Unexpected Finding May Deter Disabling Diabetic Eye Disease

Friday, April 6, 2018
Julia Busik

Diabetic retinopathy is considered one of the most disabling complications of diabetes and the leading cause of new cases of vision loss among adults. A new Michigan State…

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Loneliness Is Bad for Your Health

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Jed Magen

MSU’s Jed Magen, associate professor of psychiatry, wrote this piece for The Conversation, an independent collaboration between editors and academics that provides informed news analysis and commentary to the…

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