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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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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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