Discovering ways to fight cancer
Serving the sick, poor
Aiming to reduce suicides after jail time
Bringing health research to northern community campus
Identifying signs of Alzheimer’s
Leading new division
College of Human Medicine expands rural health program
MSU College of Human Medicine has announced the expansion of its Rural Community Health Program in mid-Michigan and the Thumb area.
In-state rivals bring awareness to student disability services
As Spartan and Wolverine fans gear up for the annual in-state rivalry football game on Oct. 17, the schools are issuing an off-field challenge to raise the most funds and awareness for student disability services. A team of ROTC cadets from the Spartan Battalion and the Wolverine Battalion will come together on Oct. 16 to participate in Alex’s Great State Race.View story photos
MSU doctors aboard hospital ship serve sick, poor
Spartans Nicholas Michols, '13, and Ryan Buckley, '10, are completing the final year of their medical residencies as lieutenants aboard the USNS Comfort. Recently, they completed Continuing Promise, a several months-long mission that stopped at ports throughout the Caribbean.
Two common medicines found to fight deadly childhood cancer
A combination of two medicines long used for treating other illnesses can stop the growth of a deadly childhood cancer, according to a recent study by a MSU College of Human Medicine researcher who has a history of finding new uses for old drugs.View story photos
MSU instructor in College of Nursing wins national award
Patrick Hawkins, an instructor in the College of Nursing, recently accepted the American Kidney Fund's "Caregiver of the Year" award in Washington, D.C. at the seventh annual Hope Affair gala.View story photos
MSURx features inspiring talks on health and medicine
MSU's College of Human Medicine will host the second annual MSURx, a series of thought-provoking and inspirational short talks, tomorrow, October 2.
Making nutrition and fitness a SNAP for underserved young athletes
Joey Eisenmann, an assistant professor in exercise physiology and director of Spartan Performance, is working with MSU Extension to train its staff members on new guidelines that will allow them to deliver basic health information, such as healthy eating and good physical activity, to athletes in low-income areas.
Study aims to reduce suicides after jail time
An MSU public health researcher is embarking on a first-of-a-kind study that will look to reduce suicides among recently released jail detainees. Jennifer Johnson, with the College of Human Medicine, has landed a $6.8 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health and National Institute of Justice to keep those who serve jail time from taking their own lives.View story photos
‘Breathe Easy’ smoking cessation program information session set for Sept. 23
MSU's tobacco and nicotine cessation program will hosts its 2015 information session Sept. 23.
International team discovers natural defense against HIV
Researchers at MSU were part of a team to discover a new natural defense against HIV infection. The team’s discovery, featured in the current issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry, focuses on ERManI, a protein that prevents the HIV virus from replicating.View story photos