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Physiology News

Cox steps down as department chair after 9 years Cox steps down as chair after 9 years

Charles "Lee" Cox accepted a new role as the Research Integrity Officer for Michigan State University.

Tags: research, Department Chair, RIO
Barb Bird retires after 20 years on campus Barb Bird retires after 20 years on campus

After working more than 20 years and in various departments at Michigan State University, Barb Bird retires from her most recent position as the undergraduate assistant in the Department of Physiology.  

Tags: retirement, physiology
Physiology graduate serves up huge academic success Physiology graduate serves up huge academic success

Men's tennis co-captain Carson Gates graduated at the top of his class.  Medical school now awaits the physiology major.

Tags: President's Award, medical school, graduation, men's tennis
MSU researcher receives $1.9 million NIH grant to study brain behavior MSU researcher receives $1.9 million NIH grant to study brain behavior

Just last month, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Shane Crandall, assistant professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Physiology, a five-year, $1.9 million grant to study how neocortical feedback projections influence sensory processing in the brain.

Tags: brain behavior, physiology, research, NIH
Erica Wehrwein Named Distinguished Educator of the Year Erica Wehrwein Named Distinguished Educator of the Year

Erica Wehrwein, associate professor in the MSU Department of Physiology, was recently recognized for her teaching excellence and passion as a recipient of the 2022 Arthur C. Guyton Distinguished Educator Award by the Teaching Section of the American Physiological Society during the annual Experimental Biology meeting last month in Philadelphia.

Tags: American Physiological Society, physiology, Educator of the Year