MSU medical student selected as fellow at Howard Hughes Medical Institute
MSU College of Human Medicine student Monica Pomaville has been selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, or HHMI, to participate in its Medical Research Fellows Program.View story photos
National mental-health survey finds widespread ignorance, stigma
Less than half of Americans can recognize anxiety. Most people don’t know what to do about depression even when they spot it. And nearly 8 in 10 don’t recognize prescription drug abuse as a treatable problem. Those are just some of the findings of a new national survey on issues surrounding mental health literacy by MSU scholars.View story photos
From depression to drug abuse, MSU experts can discuss Mental Health Month issues
As Mental Health Month begins Monday, MSU has a wealth of experts who can discuss related issues – from childhood bullying to depression among men, and from Americans’ mental-health literacy to the potential ramifications of a popular TV show on teen suicide.
Ade Olomu: Role model
As a physician and a professor, I have done a lot in my career, but I have at least one more goal: I want to move into a leadership position and serve as a role model for other women in academic medicine.View story photos
MSU nursing student Roberta Dankyi wants to be part of transforming health care in her native Africa. A MasterCard Foundation Scholar from Ghana, Dankyi already has created women’s health programs designed to educate medically underserved women, work that will help her make a difference when she returns to Ghana.View story photos
Sunflower seeds traced as source of toxic mold, potent liver carcinogen
MSU researchers have shown that sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin produced by molds and pose an increased health risk in many low-income countries worldwide.View story photos
Well-kept vacant lots can help reduce crime
Maintaining the yards of vacant properties helps reduce crime rates in urban neighborhoods, indicates a new MSU study that’s the most comprehensive to date.View story photos
Hanna-Attisha appointed honorary co-chair for March for Science
Mona Hanna-Attisha, an assistant professor of pediatrics in the MSU College of Human Medicine has been selected to serve as an honorary co-chair of the global March for Science event in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, April 22.View story photos
MSU awarded $1.2M grant for international health research collaboration
An MSU researcher, in collaboration with other researchers in Australia and Germany, has received a three-year, $1.2 million Human Frontier Science Program grant to study how human cells respond to certain stressors associated with disease and aging.
MSU Day of Play will take your stress away
On April 28, MSU faculty, staff and students are encouraged to escape for a brief “recess” from their daily grind and participate in MSU’s first Day of Play event.