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PhRMA Foundation Grant Awarded for Novel Approach, Molecules in Alzheimer’s Research

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Newly awarded research from Michigan State University could result in therapeutic and preventative drugs for Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Jessica Fortin, assistant professor for the MSU Department of Pathobiology and…

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Study Connects Diabetes, Air Pollution To Interstitial Lung Disease

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Photo overlooking a city, with smog in the air.

People with prediabetes or diabetes who live in ozone-polluted areas may have an increased risk for an irreversible disease with a high mortality rate. A new study recently published in…

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Soboll Hussey Awarded 2020 Zoetis Award for Research Excellence

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Metal artwork with animal images in lobby of College of Vet Med

Dr. Gisela Soboll Hussey was selected by the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine as the recipient of the 2020 Zoetis Award for Research Excellence for her work with…

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MSU Scientists Testing a Faster Way to Detect Chronic Wasting Disease

Monday, September 30, 2019
close up image of a deer

Michigan State University and Michigan Department of Natural Resources scientists are testing a faster, more accurate way to screen and diagnose chronic wasting disease, or CWD, in deer….

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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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NIH Grant to Study How Omega-3 Fatty Acid Stops Lupus

Thursday, June 1, 2017
James Pestka, Jack Harkema and Jenifer Fenton

Michigan State University scientists have received a $2.3 million, five-year National Institutes of Health grant to help uncover why an omega-3 fatty acid, known as DHA, is so…

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