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Pacyga Selected for Environmental Health Scholars Retreat

Pacyga Selected for Environmental Health Scholars Retreat

September 17, 2019

EITS graduate student, Diana Pacyga, was selected as one of 15 trainees from across the country to participate in the prestigious Environmental Health Scholars Retreat held at Brown University.

Wierenga Selected for 2019 Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship Program

Wierenga Selected for 2019 Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship Program

August 27, 2019

EITS graduate student, Kathryn Wierenga, was selected as one of six recipients to receive the prestigious 2019 Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship from the Lupus Foundation of America.

Norbert Kaminski Named CRIS Director

Norbert Kaminski Named CRIS Director

August 7, 2019

IIT Director, Dr. Norbert Kaminski, will also serve as the Director of the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety (CRIS) at MSU. His appointment comes after successfully serving as the center's interim director.

Harkema Receives Prestigious Thomas T. Mercer Joint Prize Award

Harkema Receives Prestigious Thomas T. Mercer Joint Prize Award

July 11, 2019

IIT-affiliated faculty member, Dr. Jack Harkema, is the recipient of the 2019 Thomas T. Mercer Joint Prize Award from the American Association of Aerosol Research (AAAR) and the International Society for Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM).

Cheryl Murphy Receives Chandler-Misener Award Along with Team

Cheryl Murphy Receives Chandler-Misener Award Along with Team

June 15, 2019

IIT-affiliated faculty member, Dr. Cheryl Murphy, receives the Chandler-Misener Award from the Journal of Great Lakes Research, along with team of researchers.

EITS Student Kevin Baker Awarded John A. Penner Endowed Research Assistantship

EITS Student Kevin Baker Awarded John A. Penner Endowed Research Assistantship

May 10, 2019

EITS graduate student, Kevin Baker, received the John A. Penner Endowed Research Assistantship for the academic year 2019-2020. Baker is a student working with Dr. James Luyendyk.

EITS Student Vanessa Benham Authors LSJ Article

EITS Student Vanessa Benham Authors LSJ Article

May 2, 2019

EITS student, Vanessa Benham, authored an excellent article, "Obesity poised to overtake smoking as leading preventable cause of cancer," for the Lansing State Journal. The article was picked up nationwide and published broadly.

Is Treating Drinking Water Enough to Limit PFAS Exposure?

Is Treating Drinking Water Enough to Limit PFAS Exposure?

May 1, 2019

IIT-affiliated faculty member, Courtney Carignan, is joining forces with researchers from three different states to tackle the question of environmental PFAS exposure.

Gina Leinninger Receives Prestigious New Investigator Award

Gina Leinninger Receives Prestigious New Investigator Award

April 23, 2019

IIT-affiliated faculty member, Dr. Gina Leinninger, is the 2019-20 recipient of the American Physiology Society's (APS), Central Nervous System Section New Investigator Award.

Goudreau Named Associate Dean for Research in College of Osteopathic Medicine

Goudreau Named Associate Dean for Research in College of Osteopathic Medicine

April 22, 2019

IIT-affiliated faculty member, John Goudreau, has been named the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine's associate dean for research. He also will be the co-director of the DO-PhD training program, a combined degree program where students are trained to become physician scientists.

Blood Holds Key to Liver Regeneration

Blood Holds Key to Liver Regeneration

March 8, 2019

Congratulations to IIT-affiliated faculty member, Dr. James Luyendyk, for being featured on MSU Today for his research related to liver regeneration.

Brain Health: Exploring the Role of Cannabis in Treating Serious Diseases

Brain Health: Exploring the Role of Cannabis in Treating Serious Diseases

March 7, 2019

Congratulations to IIT Director, Dr. Norbert Kaminski, for being featured on MSUToday for his research on the role of cannabis in treating serious diseases.

Goodman Caps 48-Year Career with Excellence Award

Goodman Caps 48-Year Career with Excellence Award

March 6, 2019

IIT-affiliated faculty member, Dr. Jay Goodman, has been selected to receive the 2019 Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation Award in Excellence in Pharmacology/Toxicology from the PhRMA Foundation. Dr. Goodman's award and career were recently featured on MSUToday.

Amalfitano Recommended as Dean of College of Osteopathic Medicine

Amalfitano Recommended as Dean of College of Osteopathic Medicine

December 6, 2018

Congratulations to IIT-affiliated faculty member, Dr. Andrea Amalfitano, on being recommended as Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine!