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Slowing Down the Heart Aging Process to Increase the Human Lifespan

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Human Heart Tissue

In a new paper published in EMBO Reports this month, an international team of scientists, including Dr. Aitor Aguirre at MSU’s Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering,…

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Stroke Rehab Study to Use Virtual Reality

Monday, June 15, 2015
students in Moter Learning and Rehabilitation Engineering Lab

Researchers from Michigan State University and Sparrow Health System have been awarded $50,000 by the Center for Innovation and Research to study ways to improve stroke rehabilitation. The…

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Exploring How ‘Bad’ Belly Fat Influences Blood Pressure

Monday, April 20, 2015

Michigan State University researchers, who were the first to suggest that high blood pressure could be caused by belly fat hormones “talking” with blood vessels in the abdomen,…

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MSU Researchers Receive Grant to Study Blood Clots

Friday, February 6, 2015
two legs, one swollen

Two Michigan State Univeristy researchers in the Department of Osteopathic Medical Specialties have received a nearly $40,000 grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation to…

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Cholesterol ‘crystals’ studied for role in heart attack, stroke

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Thanks to the work of George S. Abela, MD, MSc, MBA, professor at Michigan State University, and his colleagues, there are new advances in the war against heart…

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Using Biomechancial Computation to Study Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Friday, August 1, 2014

Seungik Baek, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, studies abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) – a  focal enlargement, which when ruptured, is the leading cause of death among the elderly. According…

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