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Bernstein Receives Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Alison Bernstein

Alison Bernstein, a College of Human Medicine assistant professor of Translational Neuroscience, has received an Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences….

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Connecting The Hormones We’re Born With To Lifetime Risk For Immunological Diseases

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
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Differences in biological sex can dictate lifelong disease patterns, says a new study by Michigan State University researchers that links connections between specific hormones present before and after…

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NIH Grant Supports Study of Early-Life Adversity and Lifetime Disease Risk

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Early-life adversity, including abuse, neglect and illness, is linked to leading causes of morbidity and mortality across the lifespan and represents a major health concern. Three Michigan State…

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Science Underestimated Dangerous Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Thursday, November 21, 2019
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EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State University’s Sleep and Learning Lab has conducted one of the largest sleep studies to date, revealing that sleep deprivation affects us much…

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MSU Students Win at 2019 ASPB Midwest Meeting

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
ASPB Research Students

Michigan State University student researchers won multiple awards presenting their research at the 2019 Annual Meeting – Midwestern Section of the American Society of Plant Biologists. Chase Lindeboom, an…

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Excessive Social Media Use is Comparable to Drug Addiction

Thursday, January 10, 2019
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New research from Michigan State University shows a connection between social media use and impaired risky decision-making, which is commonly deficient in substance addiction. “Around one-third of humans…

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Research Uncovers Dire Consequences of Sleep Deprivation

Thursday, September 27, 2018
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Researchers at Michigan State University conducted the largest experimentally controlled study on sleep deprivation to date, revealing just how detrimental operating without sleep can be in everything from…

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MSU’s Gulbransen Studying Mechanisms of Gastrointestinal Disorders

Monday, October 9, 2017

Brian Gulbransen, associate professor, Department of Physiology and the Neuroscience Program, dicusses his research during his investiture presentation on October 9, 2017. He studies how inflammation in the…

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Common Antidepressant Could Slow Parkinson’s Disease

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Tim Collier

Michigan State University scientists now have early proof that an antidepressant drug that’s been around for more than 50 years could slow the progression of Parkinson’s. In a…

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Eagle Gets MSU Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Andrew Eagle

Andrew L. Eagle, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physiology, was recently given an MSU Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for…

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