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MSU Researcher Looks For Specific Causes Of Neuropathy In African Patients

Sunday, October 18, 2020
Young Girl With Her Younger Brother Africa

For approximately a third of individuals worldwide diagnosed with Distal Symmetric Polyneuropathy, or DSP, there isn’t one specific cause for the disorder. Michigan State University College of Osteopathic…

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Are Bigger Brains Better?

Thursday, January 16, 2020
Brain scan image

When it comes to certain parts of the brain, bigger doesn’t necessarily equate to better memory. According to a new study led by Michigan State University, a larger…

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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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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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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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Sachdev to Lead New MSU Division of Neuromuscular Medicine

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Amit Sachdev has joined Michigan State University to become the first director of the new Division of Neuromuscular Medicine within the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology. Sachdev, who…

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Advanced Drug Trial Launched in Africa

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Determined to bring relief to seizure victims, a Michigan State University research team has initiated a clinical drug trial that could help prevent a quarter-million African children from…

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