Learning from the 'Spanish flu'
Helping stroke patients
Cadavers beat computers
Inviting future med school students to open houses
It's time to 'Rock, Walk-n-Roll;' MSU Moves U Mile set for Oct. 15
MSU to expand global reach with food channel debut
Education grant provides funding for improving youth awareness and understanding of zoonotic diseases
Julie Thelen, MSU Extension educator for Michigan 4-H Livestock and Veterinary Science Programs, and partners in the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and Michigan Department of Community Health, have received the Michigan Youth Zoonotic Disease Education Grant.
MSU HealthTeam partners with Aitch Foundation during Get Covered America campaign
The MSU HealthTeam has partnered with the Aitch Foundation during the national Get Covered America campaign that will help connect more people to health coverage through the Affordable Care Act.
Kelly Klump: Continuing the Quest
I study the causes of eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. These disorders are characterized by abnormal eating patterns including starvation, binge eating, and/or self-induced vomiting and weight-focused thoughts such as thinking that you are fat even though you are thin.View story photos
Lessons from the ‘Spanish flu,’ nearly 100 years later
Just in time for flu season, a new MSU study of “the mother of all pandemics” could offer insight into infection control measures for the flu and other epidemic diseases.View story photos
Dirita recommended as R. Hugh Endowed Chair
Victor J. DiRita has been recommended to serve as the Rudolph Hugh Endowed Chair in Microbial Pathogenesis at Michigan State University and chairperson of the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, which is a shared department of the Colleges of Veterinary Medicine, Human Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and Natural Science.
Off-field rivalry: MSU vs. U-M disability awareness challenge
On the eve of perhaps the biggest rivalry football game in the country – MSU vs. University of Michigan – the schools are issuing an off-field challenge: Which university will raise more funds and awareness for student disability services?View story photos
Cadavers beat computers for learning anatomy
Despite the growing popularity of using computer simulation to help teach college anatomy, students learn much better through the traditional route of dissecting human cadavers, according to new research co-authored by an MSU education scholar.View story photos
Expert available to discuss World Food Day 2014
Food is a big topic right now. As the population grows and the climate changes, food security becomes more and more important. Felicia Wu, John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor in the departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics at MSU is an international expert in global health, agriculture and trade. She is available to speak on several topics for World Food Day.View story photos
Jelani Zarif: Receptive to Change
Jelani Zarif is a cell and molecular biology doctoral graduate who researched androgen receptors in professor Cindy Miranti’s lab at the Van Andel Research Institute in Grand Rapids. Zarif has published in the journal Cancer Research and is a postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.View story photosView story videos
Helping stroke patients transition from hospital to home
Stroke patients and their family caregivers often find the transition from hospital to home difficult. However, a new $2 million grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will help MSU researchers look at ways to improve that experience using a nontraditional approach.View story photos