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State and Local Collaboration Brings New Perrigo North American Corporate Headquarters to Downtown Grand Rapids

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Perrigo to bring 170 jobs and invest $44.7 million in upcoming expansion. The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Michigan State University,…

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Creating Diamond Devices To Detect Parkinson’s Early

Monday, September 14, 2020
SEM image of diamond microfiber

Spartan engineers have secured $3.4 million in grants to develop diamond implants that could let doctors diagnose and treat Parkinson’s disease earlier. Michigan State University’s Wen Li and…

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MSU Researchers Identify New COVID-19 Testing Process Call On FDA for Approval

Thursday, April 16, 2020
coronavirus cell

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread around the globe, a more accurate test that can detect the virus much earlier than other tests has been adapted and…

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Alzheimer’s Researcher Joins MSU Grand Rapids Team

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Marcia Gordon

Marcia Gordon, PhD, recently joined the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine as a professor in the Department of Translational Science and Molecular Medicine. Recruited as part…

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$88.1M Grand Rapids Research Center Opens Doors to Medical Discovery

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

A new era for scientific discovery was unveiled this morning during a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for Michigan State University’s $88.1 million Grand Rapids Research Center. “The opening…

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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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MSU, Van Andel Researchers Close to Slowing Parkinson’s

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Jeff MacKeigan and Caryl Sortwell

A few years ago, Caryl Sortwell (above, right), a Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Parkinson’s researcher, was asked by Jeff MacKeigan (above, left), a scientist at Van…

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Researcher Recognized by Parkinson’s Disease Foundation

Thursday, July 28, 2016
Ivette Martinez Sandoval

Michigan State University researcher Ivette Martinez Sandoval is one of five scientists to receive a postdoctoral fellowship from the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. The award will provide $100,000 of…

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Devos, Secchia Give $15M to Grand Rapids Research Center Construction

Monday, May 9, 2016

Gifts of $15 million – $10 million from Richard and Helen DeVos and $5 million from Peter and Joan Secchia, will help construct the Michigan State University Grand…

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Construction of MSU Grand Rapids Research Center Adds 728 Jobs; $95M Economic Impact

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Rendering of MSU Research Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan

With construction underway for the new Michigan State University Grand Rapids Research Center, officials from MSU, Clark Construction Company and Rockford Construction announced measures of economic impact that…

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