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Zombie Cells could be Key to Alzheimer’s Susceptibility

Friday, January 25, 2019
Marcia Gordan, Colle

The National Institute on Aging has awarded a Michigan State University College of Human Medicine professor a nearly $3 million grant to study how aging increases the risk…

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Gene Therapy Could Eliminate Drug Side Effect in Parkinson’s Patients

Friday, January 11, 2019
kathy-steece-collier-and-team

A Michigan State University researcher has received a $2.8 million federal grant to develop a gene therapy that could reduce and possibly eliminate a frustrating side effect of…

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Studying the Ethics of Invasive Therapies for Depression

Friday, October 19, 2018
Depressed Woman

A Michigan State University College of Human Medicine researcher has received a $1.4 million National Institutes of Health-Brain Initiative grant to study the ethics around interventions that use…

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Alzheimer’s Expert Joins MSU’s Neuroscience Team

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
David Morgan

David Morgan, PhD, recently joined the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine as a professor in the Department of Translational Science and Molecular Medicine. Morgan, recruited as…

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Common Antidepressant Could Slow Parkinson’s Disease

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Tim Collier

Michigan State University scientists now have early proof that an antidepressant drug that’s been around for more than 50 years could slow the progression of Parkinson’s. In a…

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Alzheimer’s Disease from the Bench to Society

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Irving Vega presents his latest findings related to Alzheimer’s at the Aging event on April 28, 2016.

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MSU’s Kanaan Studying Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s at Protein Level

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Science called out to researcher Nick Kanaan quite some time ago. Its complexity was not simply interesting — there was a mystery surrounding the study of neurodegenerative diseases…

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