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Scientists Discover Possible Genetic Target For Treating Endometriosis

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Michigan State University researchers have identified a potential genetic target for treating an especially painful and invasive form of endometriosis. Their study published in the journal, Cell Reports,…

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Schmidt Chosen For NIH New Innovator Award

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Jens Schmidt with the NIH New Innovator Logo

The National Institutes of Health recently announced Michigan State University researcher Jens Schmidt as a recipient of its prestigious New Innovator Award to study how human cells repair…

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Optical Tweezers Help in Quest for Better Cancer Treatments

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
telomerese graphic

Stem cells involved in replenishing human tissues and blood depend on an enzyme known as telomerase to continue working throughout our lives. When telomerase malfunctions, it can lead…

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Society for the Study of Reproduction Honors Fazleabas

Monday, February 3, 2020
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The Society For The Study Of Reproduction, or SSR, unveiled its 2020 award winners honoring seven individuals from some of the most prestigious universities in the world who…

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New Study May Lead to Fewer Hysterectomies in Women with Uterine Fibroid Tumors

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Jose Teixeira standing in his lab

Uterine fibroid tumors are the leading cause of hysterectomies in the U.S., yet little is known about what causes them. A new study, however, has taken researchers one…

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Why Do Ovarian Cancer Drugs Work for Some Patients but Not Others?

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Why do ovarian cancer drugs work for some patients but not others?

A new class of drugs called PARP inhibitors has successfully slowed the spread of ovarian cancer for some patients, but the treatments are less effective for many others….

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Answering the Call to Michigan’s Lack of Addiction Specialists

Friday, February 22, 2019
Opioid Crisis, addiction, michigan

The number of opioid-related deaths in Michigan has hit an all-time high, requiring the resources of the state’s three major research universities and one of its largest health…

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High Speed Internet could be Key for Medically Underserved Areas

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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Michigan State University researchers suggest improved broadband high-speed internet access in rural areas could support better care for patients in medically underserved areas. In a recent position statement…

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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 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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