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Felicia Wu

Sunflower Seeds Traced as Source of Toxic Mold, Potent Liver Carcinogen

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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Michigan State University researchers have shown that sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin produced by molds and pose an increased health risk in many low-income countries…

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Michigan State University Women in Research

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
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On International Women’s Day 2016, Michigan State University celebrates the contributions of women researchers such as Professors Felicia Wu, Joan Rose and Mona Hanna-Attisha, pictured above, left to…

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Combining Ag, Medicine to Solve Global Problems

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Since arriving at MSU two years ago, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources researcher Felicia Wu has been aggressively applying agricultural solutions to issues of human health around…

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Effects of Farming on Global Human Health

Monday, December 7, 2015
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“When I came to MSU, I was interested in starting an initiative that unites the fields of agriculture and public health,” says FeliciaWu, the John A. Hannah Distinguished…

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New Center Studies Intersection of Nutrition, Economics and Ag’s Impacts

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Felicia Wu

Mycotoxins are fungi byproducts that grow on agricultural crops and are linked to cancer and other diseases. They are just one example of the implications agricultural practices have…

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Researchers Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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The Center for Disease Control estimates that each year in the U.S. alone, 23,000 people die from resistant infections. Researchers at the Michigan State University Center for the…

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Facing Off with a Fungal Threat

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

That fuzzy fungus creeping onto the forgotten food buried in your crisper is hiding something. Mold is more than a nuisance that spoils dated produce, it also indicates…

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Antibiotic Resistance and the Agriculture-Health Linkage

Friday, October 17, 2014

Felicia Wu John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

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Food-Disease Links, from Genes to Global Impact

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Felicia Wu

Felicia Wu is precise and patient as she explains the complexities of a measurement known as the “global burden of disease” – what factors are included, how it…

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