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Researchers Find Promising Lead That Reduces Autism Symptoms and More
Researchers Find Promising Lead That Reduces Autism Symptoms and More

Fragile X syndrome is the most common cause of autism.  A team of researchers led by Michigan State University has identified a single protein that appears to be the culprit in causing many behavioral symptoms as well as molecular and cellular abnormalities related to Fragile X.

Rethinking Classroom Engagement in Physiology
Rethinking Classroom Engagement in Physiology

Dr. Marty Spranger, Assistant Professor, and Dr. Chris Shaltry, Academic Technology Coordinator, explore new technologies to improve the student experience in large lecture classrooms.

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.

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).

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