Amalfitano recommended as interim dean of College of Osteopathic Medicine
Andrea Amalfitano, director of Michigan State University’s Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, will be recommended for the position of interim dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine.View story photos
Early enrollment for Flint Registry now open
Residents of Flint who were exposed to lead-contaminated water from the city’s water system can now pre-enroll for the Flint Registry, an effort to connect residents to programs and other resources that serve to minimize the effects of lead on their health, while promoting wellness and recovery.
Can mice really mirror humans when it comes to cancer?
A new MSU study is helping to answer a pressing question among scientists of just how close mice are to people when it comes to cancer.View story photos
MSU scientists open window into psychosis
Why do some people who are diagnosed with schizophrenia experience psychosis, a disconnection from reality that can make them believe their actions are being controlled by aliens or the government? MSU scientists will use a $1.5 million, four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate and potentially identify the brain mechanisms related to this peculiar behavior.View story photos
National organizations selected to oversee Healing Assistance Fund
MSU has selected the Commonwealth Mediation and Conciliation Inc. (CMCI) and the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA) to help facilitate access to counseling and mental health services for the victims of former MSU physician Larry Nassar under the MSU Healing Assistance Fund.
Here’s how stress may be making you sick
An MSU researcher is providing new insight into how certain types of stress interact with immune cells and can regulate how these cells respond to allergens, ultimately causing physical symptoms and disease.View story photos
Twitter, Trump and sexual assault: A call to men for action
The social media backlash against sexual assault not only gives victims a collective outlet for disclosure, but also serves as a powerful tool to urge boys and men to condemn violence against women, finds a first-of-its-kind study by MSU scholars.View story photos
Professors receive grant to support health services
Professor Jacqueline Rhodes and assistant professor Dawn Shoultz Opel, both faculty members in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures, received a three-year, $140,000 grant from the Humanities Without Walls consortium to create and sustain humanities-centered health service research collaboratives.View story photos
Grants support Honors College student service projects abroad
Female refugees from Jordan and Syria are receiving additional support and services and a water filtration system was installed in Belize through two Honors College student projects funded through the Schoenl Family Undergraduate Grant for Dire Needs Overseas.View story photos
New grant will support sexual assault awareness program among Greek organizations
Campus officials are working to make sexual assault prevention a larger part of Greek-student life with new training programs tailored to fraternity and sorority presidents, risk managers and members.