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The way breast cancer genes act could predict your treatment
The way breast cancer genes act could predict your treatment

Dr. Eran Andrechek, a Michigan State University breast cancer researcher, has shown that effective treatment options can be predicted based on the way certain breast cancer genes act or express themselves.

It's easy to find PhUn in physiology!
It's easy to find PhUn in physiology!

Area school children have the opportunity each November to have PhUn while learning about physiology at Impression 5 (I5) Science Center in Lansing, Mich.

Congratulations 2016 NatSci Faculty and Staff Award Winners
Congratulations 2016 NatSci Faculty and Staff Award Winners

Pictured from left to right are Dr. Gina Leinninger (CNS Teacher-Scholar Award Winner), Kim Crain (CNS Support Staff Award Winner) and Dr. Julia Busik (CNS Junior Faculty Mentoring Award).

Brian Gulbransen, Ph.D. on the cover of Cell & Molecular Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Brian Gulbransen, Ph.D. on the cover of Cell & Molecular Gastroenterology & Hepatology

In January's issue of Cell & Molecular Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Brian Gulbransen, Ph.D. and colleagues show how enteric glia mediate neuron death in colitis "Our work provides the first evidence of glial activation as a driver of enteric neurodegeneration."

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