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USDA Director Scott Angle Visits MSU

Thursday, March 14, 2019

U.S. Department of Agriculture Director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, or NIFA, Scott Angle toured facilities and farms at Michigan State University on Feb. 26. Angle…

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Blood Holds Key to Liver Regeneration

Friday, March 8, 2019
Syringe with drop of blood

The liver is the only organ in the body that can regenerate. But some patients who undergo a liver resection, a surgery that removes a diseased portion of…

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This Immune Cell Function Could Control Deadly Allergic Reactions

Thursday, February 14, 2019

In cases of severe, even deadly, allergic reactions to foods such as peanuts and fish, immune cells go into hyper drive. This can trigger anaphylactic shock, sending blood…

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New Grant Aims to Help Dairy Calves and Farmers

Thursday, September 13, 2018
abuelo and sordillo

Michigan State University researcher Ángel Abuelo, an assistant professor of cattle health and wellbeing in the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine, has been awarded a four-year, $500,000 grant…

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Birgit Puschner Recommended as New Dean of College of Veterinary Medicine

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Vet Med Library

Birgit Puschner has been recommended to serve as the new dean of Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. If approved by the MSU Board of Trustees, her…

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Moeser Awarded NIH Grant for Continued Mast Cell Research in Sex Differences

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Adam Moeser

The National Institutes of Health have awarded a $411,987 grant to Dr. Adam Moeser, associate professor and Matilda R. Wilson Endowed Chair for the Department of Large Animal…

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Gene Therapy Restores Vision in Dogs, May Also Help Humans

Friday, May 18, 2018
Simon Petersen-Jones

A Michigan State University veterinary ophthalmologist has modified a gene therapy that reverses blindness in dogs that have a certain form of a disease known as progressive retinal…

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MSU’s Grabill to Chair National Vet Mental Health Group

Friday, April 6, 2018
Chandra Grabill

Chandra Grabill, assistant dean for Student Wellness and Engagement at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named chair for the Veterinary Mental Health Practitioners (VMHP) group….

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MSU Vet Studying Gene Therapy for Blindness in Humans, Dogs

Friday, April 6, 2018
Simon Petersen-Jones

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a genetic disorder that causes vision loss and blindness. The retina—a thin tissue that lines the back of the eyeball—has cells which are light…

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MSU’s Harkema Named American Thoracic Society (ATS) Fellow

Friday, April 6, 2018
Jack Harkema

Jack Harkema, University Distinguished Professor, Albert C. and Lois E. Dehn Endowed Chair in Veterinary Medicine, and director of the Laboratory for Environmental and Toxicologic Pathology and the…

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