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Could the Air You Breathe be a Factor in Parkinson’s?

Friday, November 10, 2017
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Could the air you breathe, specifically through your nose, be a factor in the development of Parkinson’s disease? That’s a question a Michigan State University researcher is looking…

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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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Faculty Positions Developmental Neuroscience

Thursday, October 26, 2017
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The Department of Pediatrics and Human Development in the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University seeks investigators in the area of developmental neurosciences. Successful candidates will…

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MSU Study: Poor Sense of Smell Predictor of Parkinson’s

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Honglei Chen

A new study provides further evidence that a simple “smelling” test could predict Parkinson’s disease even earlier than previously thought. According to Michigan State University researcher Honglei Chen,…

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Women’s Health Among Grand Rapids Research Center Goals

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Dean Norman Beauchamp, Jr., welcomes Department Chair Richard Leach, MD, and researchers Asgi Fazleabas, PhD, Lee Anne Roman, PhD, and Karen Racicot, PhD, from the MSU College of…

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Department of Physiology Research Seminar

Monday, January 18, 2016

Meet Dr. Xiaoqi Liu, candidate for the Global Impact Initiative open position on Cancer Biology: Thursday, January 28, 2016 4:00 PM 1425 Biomedical Physical Sciences      

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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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Two Common Medicines Found to Fight Deadly Childhood Cancer

Friday, October 2, 2015
Andre Bachmann

A combination of two medicines long used for treating other illnesses can stop the growth of a deadly childhood cancer, according to a recent study by a Michigan…

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$5.67M Grant Helps Researchers Identify Early Alzheimer’s

Thursday, September 10, 2015

A new Michigan State University study, aimed at identifying early signs of Alzheimer’s disease among Latinos and Hispanics, could help delay or even prevent its onset thanks to…

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Sachdev to Lead New MSU Division of Neuromuscular Medicine

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Amit Sachdev has joined Michigan State University to become the first director of the new Division of Neuromuscular Medicine within the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology. Sachdev, who…

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