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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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Advancing Science for Children with Epilepsy and Movement Disorders

Monday, June 3, 2019
Research holds promise for children suffering from epilepsy and movement disorders

In 2013 while Richard Neubig, professor and chair of MSU’s pharmacology and toxicology department, was conducting research on cardiovascular disease using mouse models with a Gnao1 protein mutation,…

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Big Data Helps Identify Better Way to Research Breast Cancer’s Spread

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Big data helps identify better way to research breast cancer’s spread

Scientists are using a lot of genomic data to identify medical issues sooner in patients, but they’re also using it to assist their scientific counterparts in researching diseases…

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Blood Holds Key to Liver Regeneration

Friday, March 8, 2019
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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Leveraging Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in Therapeutic Discovery

Friday, November 2, 2018

Bin Chen, Assistant Professor in the MSU Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, presents during a Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Drug Discovery Seminar. The long-term goal of…

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MSU Toxicologist to Study the Role Cannabis Plays in Reducing Brain Inflammation

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Norbert Kaminski

Norbert Kaminski, a toxicologist who has studied the effects of cannabis since 1990, has received a five-year, $2.4 million National Institutes of Health grant to further his work…

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New Study Explores the Role Cannabis Plays in Treating Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s

Thursday, August 23, 2018
Norbert Kaminski

Michigan State University researcher Norbert Kaminski has begun a yearlong, preclinical study exploring cannabis compounds and their ability to slow the progress of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and other diseases…

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CRISPR Research Tackles Rare Genetic Disorder in Children

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Michigan State University scientists will use the latest CRISPR technology to study two extremely rare genetic mutations that leave children severely disabled with seizures and involuntary movements. CRISPR,…

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Bioinformatics Researcher Joins College of Human Medicine

Thursday, May 31, 2018
Bin Chen

Bin Chen recently joined the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology as an Assistant Professor. The goal of Dr. Bin Chen’s lab is to develop computational methods and tools…

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