Kayla Hanses: A Wolverine in Spartan clothing
I recently finished up my first year as a student in the College of Osteopathic Medicine here at MSU. Once people know that I attended undergrad at the University of Michigan, they often ask me if I am an MSU or U of M fan.View story photos
Partnership helps Flint families get access to healthier foods for second year
The MSU and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative has partnered with Tom Gores’ FlintNOW and the National Basketball Players Association, or NBPA, for the second year to provide Flint families access to healthier food through gift certificates totaling $300,000.
Are friends better for us than family?
The power of friendship gets stronger with age and may even be more important than family relationships, indicates new research by an MSU psychology scholar.View story photos
Omega-3 fatty acid stops lupus trigger, but how?
MSU scientists have received a $2.3 million, five-year National Institutes of Health grant to help uncover why an omega-3 fatty acid, known as DHA, is so effective in stopping a known trigger of lupus.View story photos
Research universities power state life science
Michigan’s University Research Corridor conducted $1.2 billion in research and development in the health sciences and is a key source of talent, deliverer of care and economic driver in Michigan, a new report says. The report, “Leading Discovery: URC Contributions to the Life, Medical and Health Sciences” was released at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s annual Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island.View story photos
How to attack Africa’s neonatal mortality problem
Giving birth at home is the most significant risk factor for neonatal deaths in major sections of Africa – a continent that continues to be plagued by the highest neonatal mortality rates in the world, indicates a new study by MSU scholars.View story photos
Fourth international symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance
Scientists have long recognized the threat of antibiotic resistant pathogens, but only recently has the threat become broadly recognized to motivate action by leaders, not only in the government, but also the public.
MSU develops model partnership to improve nationwide primary patient care
A partnership at MSU between the College of Human Medicine and MSU Extension is serving as a model of how land-grant universities can collaborate with medical schools to increase health research and strengthen primary care delivery.View story photos
Human trafficking addressed at Osteopathic Summer Symposium
Alan Janssen, an associate professor of osteopathic medical specialties in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, will discuss the important issue of human trafficking during the college’s Summer Symposium, June 23-25 in Traverse City.
BHEARD program provides training for those who will help feed future generations worldwide
Susan Otieno, a second-year doctoral candidate at MSU, and a dozen of her colleagues traveled to Des Moines, Iowa, last October for the World Food Prize, an international gathering that recognizes the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world.View story photos