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Helping Fight Heart Disease Before It Starts

Friday, February 5, 2021
Photo of a baby with an adult hand holding a red heart.

Spartan researchers have been awarded $2.2 million to investigate how the diets of expecting mothers could affect their babies’ heart health. Nearly one out of every 100 babies…

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Nanomedicine’s ‘Crown’ is Ready for Its Close-Up

Monday, January 25, 2021
Graphic of the particles interacting.

An international team of researchers led by Michigan State University’s Morteza Mahmoudi has developed a new method to better understand how nanomedicines — emerging diagnostics and therapies that are very…

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How to Identify Most At-Risk from COVID-19 Through Nanotechnology

Monday, May 18, 2020
coronavirus

What if doctors could not only diagnose a COVID-19 infection but identify which patients are at the greatest risk of death before any major complications arise? One Michigan…

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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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MSU “Jazz Musicians” Using Molecular Imaging in Regenerative Medicine and Cancer Detection

Friday, October 12, 2018
Erik Shapiro

“We’re a little bit like jazz musicians,” says MSU researcher Erik Shapiro. “We are wandering in scientific space centered around one or two themes, generally involved in molecular…

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IQ Researcher Awarded NIH Grant to Advance Biological Circuits

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Glass catfish, transparent fishes in aquarium

Michigan State University engineering researchers are working to create synthetic biological devices inside the cells of mammals that will enable new treatments for chronic and uncured diseases. A…

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Magnetic Gene in Fish May Someday Help Those with Epilepsy, Parkinson’s

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

An aquarium fish that senses the Earth’s magnetic field as it swims could help unlock how the human brain works and how diseases such as Parkinson’s and other…

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New Medical Scanning Technology Comes to MSU

Thursday, May 10, 2018
MSU Radiology Building

A new scanning technology that can image around metallic implants, such as a knee replacement, has been installed at Michigan State University Radiology. The wide-bore, magnetic resonance imaging…

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Imaging Expert From Harvard to Lead MSU’s Precision Health Initiative

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Anna Moore has joined Michigan State University as the director of the Precision Health Program and assistant dean of the College of Human Medicine. Moore was previously professor…

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Nuclear Medicine Scientist Joins MSU

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Kurt Zinn

Kurt R. Zinn, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D., recently joined Michigan State University’s new Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering and is the director of Nuclear Medicine. He is also a…

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