Driving future research
Setting sights on glaucoma medication to treat TB
Studying ovarian hormones
Promoting physical activity on campus
Making an economic impact
Determining childhood stress fuels weight gain in women
New director named for MSU ingredient safety center
Michael Holsapple has been named director of the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety at Michigan State University. CRIS is an independent, academic, science-based center within MSU’s Institute for Integrative Toxicology whose mission is to serve as a reliable and unbiased source for information on the safe use of chemical ingredients in consumer-packaged goods.View story photos
A present that drives the future
The MSU Foundation, which supports reinvestment to support MSU's research enterprise, recently supported the naming of six faculty researchers as MSU Foundation Professors, which includes supplemental research funding.
MSU scientists set sights on glaucoma medication to treat TB
A new discovery by MSU scientists suggests that a common medication used to treat glaucoma could also be used to treat tuberculosis, even the drug-resistant kind.View story photos
Spartan Performance looks to reduce ACL injury risk in female athletes
Preventing ACL knee injuries in every athlete is a priority at MSU Spartan Performance. But, current statistics indicate that adolescent female athletes have a four-fold increased risk of injury compared to males.
Robert Ray: Redirecting My Life
My Spartan journey began a little differently than most. You see, despite the fact that I grew up in Lansing and was surrounded by green and white, the Red Cedar, and “ra team, fight”, I somehow managed to become a fan of “the other school.”View story photos
New MSU center tackles antibiotic resistance
The Centers for Disease Control estimates that each year in the U.S. alone, 23,000 people die from resistant infections. Researchers at the MSU Center for the Health Impacts of Agriculture are on a mission to find strategies to deal with the impending global threat of antibiotic resistance.View story photos
Job services lacking for young people with autism
As autism becomes more prevalent, the need grows for services that help young people with the disorder to find and keep jobs, indicates new research led by MSU education scholars.View story photos
New Realities for Autism
MSU researchers are teaming with colleagues in Ireland to explore how wearable technologies like Oculus Rift can be used by individuals with autism to navigate virtual social situations that help them develop life skills that can lead to secure employment and independent living.
MSU College of Human Medicine adds new Southeast Michigan campus
MSU and Providence-Providence Park Hospital have announced an agreement to establish a new medical school campus in Southeast Michigan. The new partnership creates the College of Human Medicine's seventh statewide community campus – and the first in Southeast Michigan.
Research finds ovarian hormones play genes like a fiddle
A complex relationship between genes, hormones and social factors can lead to eating disorders in women. Kelly Klump, MSU eating disorder expert, has made monumental strides in deciphering how these factors interact. In her latest discovery, she has found that during the menstrual cycle, ovarian hormones act like a master conductor – they turn genetic risk on and off in the body.View story photos