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Ph.D. Student has a Passion for Science and Storytelling

Thursday, February 25, 2021
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Chelsie Boodoo is a graduate student who is majoring in biomedical engineering. She is interested in biosecurity and shares a passion for mixing science and storytelling. She was…

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Nanomedicine Targets Cardiovascular Disease

Friday, January 8, 2021
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Michigan State and Stanford researchers have upgraded their Trojan horse therapies designed to fight one of the world’s leading causes of death. Led by Bryan Smith, an associate…

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Building A Trojan Horse To Fight Breast Cancer

Thursday, October 8, 2020
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With a nearly $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Michigan State University researchers are using nanoscopic particles to turn the body’s own cells into weapons…

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Schmidt Chosen For NIH New Innovator Award

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Jens Schmidt with the NIH New Innovator Logo

The National Institutes of Health recently announced Michigan State University researcher Jens Schmidt as a recipient of its prestigious New Innovator Award to study how human cells repair…

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Creating Diamond Devices To Detect Parkinson’s Early

Monday, September 14, 2020
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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 Scientists Grow The First Functioning Mini Human Heart Model

Monday, August 17, 2020

Michigan State University researchers have created for the first time a miniature human heart model in the laboratory, complete with all primary heart cell types and a functioning…

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Bhattacharya Receives $2.35M NIH Grant To Study Impacts of Toxins On Gene Activation

Friday, August 14, 2020
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Michigan State University has landed a $2.35 million National Institutes for Health R01 grant to investigate the effect of environmental pollutants and toxins on activation of genes that…

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Potential COVID-19 Test Delivers Results in Less Than 10 Minutes

Friday, April 10, 2020
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As COVID-19 cases spike, the need for faster, more accessible testing is clear. Due to limited availability, many patients with symptoms — and their physicians — are left…

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Optical Tweezers Help in Quest for Better Cancer Treatments

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
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Stem cells involved in replenishing human tissues and blood depend on an enzyme known as telomerase to continue working throughout our lives. When telomerase malfunctions, it can lead…

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Steffke Earns Marshall Scholarship

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Eustace-Cole Hall, home of the Honors College.

Emily Steffke, an Honors College senior majoring in neuroscience in the College of Natural Science and English in the College of Arts and Letters, has been named a…

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