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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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MSU Research Continues Growth Trend

Monday, December 30, 2019
Luminescent silicon nanocrystals on various substrates, taken during the MSU Science Festival in 2016.

Michigan State University’s research enterprise continues its upward growth trajectory, according to new National Science Foundation data. In the recently released National Science Foundation Higher Education Research and…

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Understanding Microbiome Resilience on a Changing Planet

Friday, December 20, 2019

Dr. Ashley Shade received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin Microbiology Doctoral Training Program in 2010, and afterwards was a Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation postdoctoral fellow…

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Moeser Awarded 2019 Zoetis Award For Research Excellence

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Dr. Adam Moeser has been selected by the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine as the recipient of the 2019 Zoetis Award for Research Excellence. The Zoetis Award is…

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$1.2M NIH Grant Puts Health in the Hands of Students, Community

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Erickson Hall

What controls your health? It’s a complicated question, but middle schoolers in the City of Flint and Genesee county area are able to answer that question, and more,…

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New NIH Grants To Pinpoint Male Fertility Genes

Friday, September 20, 2019
close up of a double helix DNA chain

Pinpointing the genes responsible for male fertility is the focus of two National Institutes for Health grants totaling $2.8 million. Michigan State University scientists will use the grants…

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Huebner Promoted to Director of CSTAT

Saturday, August 17, 2019
Jim Pestka, university distinguished professor of food science and human nutrition, Melissa Bates, Ph.D student and Jack Harkema, university distinguished professor of pathobiology, work at the microscope on Tuesday August 30, 2016.

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, or OVPRI, is pleased to announce the appointment of Marianne Huebner, Ph.D., as the new director of the…

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Exploring the Role of Cannabis in Treating Serious Disease

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Michigan State University researchers are exploring the role cannabis plays in improving brain health and treating diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. A pioneer in his field,…

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MSU Will Use $5M NIH Grant to Connect Dots Between Pesticides and Parkinson’s

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Crop field for pesticides and Parkinson's

A Michigan State University researcher is hoping to make a connection between pesticides, olfactory impairment and early symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases among aging farmers. Honglei Chen, a professor…

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Gene Expression May Help Direct Targeted Cancer Treatment

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Graphic of genetic code

A Michigan State University breast cancer researcher has shown that effective treatment options can be predicted based on the way certain breast cancer genes act or express themselves….

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