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Social Science LEADR Lends 3D Printer for Creation of Over 10,000 Face Shields

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Junior executives dynamics wearing protective face mask against pollution.

While many hospitals and community organizations struggle to obtain necessary personal protection equipment, LEADR (the Lab for the Education and Advancement in Digital Research) is putting its resources…

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New Process To Identify Existing Drugs For Potential COVID-19 Treatments

Friday, April 10, 2020
coronavirus cell

In late January, as the world watched the growing COVID-19 epidemic with increasing unease, a Michigan State University laboratory, which specializes in the use of artificial intelligence and…

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Outsmarting Antibiotic Resistance

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Pharmaceutical drugs in supply chain

We live in a critical time when bacteria have demonstrated an ability to develop resistance to every known antibiotic, and new antibiotic development has been nearly nonexistent for…

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The Fat Around Your Arteries May Actually Keep Them Healthy

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Doctor Checking the Blood Pressure of a Patient

A Michigan State University researcher is adding new evidence to the argument that the fat around our arteries may play an important role in keeping those blood vessels…

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Loss of Bladder Function in Children Linked to Stress

Thursday, February 13, 2020
kids in rain boots

We know that stress can have a profound impact on health., but it’s rare to discover a health issue that is caused directly by stress. That’s exactly what…

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Six MSU Researchers Named AAAS Fellows

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Beaumont Tower on a cold winter morning.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, has awarded the distinction of Fellow to six MSU faculty members this year. These individuals have been elevated…

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New Drug Combos May Prevent Resistance to Melanoma Treatments

Friday, November 8, 2019
birds eye view of people on beach

A Michigan State University study led by a physiology graduate student in the College of Human Medicine has found that new drug combinations may prevent melanoma, an often…

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MSU Faculty Named ASPET Fellows

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Test tubes and pipette in lab

Three people with ties to Michigan State University and the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology have been named to the 2019 inaugural class of Fellows of the American Society of…

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Kaminski Named Director for Center for Research on Ingredient Safety

Sunday, August 18, 2019
Fruit

Norbert Kaminski, Ph.D. to serve as director for the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety (CRIS) at Michigan State University (MSU). His appointment comes after successfully serving as…

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Progress Notes Tell an Important Story in Pain Medicine

Thursday, July 11, 2019
Five medical students walking in a park

Medical records rarely tell a patient’s whole story. Even in the best of circumstances, details and nuances are often lost in records to a listing of symptoms recorded…

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