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  • Bioeconomy Institute Speaker Series: Developing Wolbachia-Based Control Strategies to Block Dengue Virus Transmission in Mosquitoes (April 2017)

    Dates:

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017.  3:30 pm.

    Location:

    MSU Bioeconomy Insitute Auditorium, 242 Howard Ave, Holland, MI

    Description:

    Dengue Fever, and associated dengue hemorrhagic fever, is emerging globally as the most important arboviral disease threatening human populations.  At the present time, no treatment or vaccine is available for dengue fever leaving vector control as the primary intervention tool. In nature, about 28 percent of mosquito species harbor Wolbachia bacteria, but the mosquitoes that are the primary transmitters of dengue have no Wolbachia in them. Wolbachia has been found to stop the dengue virus from replicating. If there is no virus in the mosquito, it can’t spread to people, so disease transmission can be blocked.

  • Center for Advancing Microbial Risk Assessment

    Location:

    301 Manly Miles Building, 1405 S. Harrison Rd, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48823.

    Description:

    The Center for Advancing Microbial Risk Assessment (CAMRA) provides the tools needed to combat bioterrorism and ward off global outbreaks of infectious diseases. Along with a consortium of scientists from six other universities, MSU's Joan Rose and other MSU scientists will use the center to help shape policy and create a global strategy for dealing with these microbial risks.

  • Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

    Location:

    Life Sciences Bldg. 1355 Bogue, # B240B, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    MSU's Department of Pediatrics and Human Development offers a number of research and clinical services through its Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders. The Center specializes in comprehensive care, using the most current information and latest technology to serve newborns, children, adolescents, and adults. Some of the disorders they treat include:

    • Hemophilia A and B,
    • von Willebrand Disease,
    • Rare bleeding and platelet disorders,
    • Venous and arterial thrombosis,
    • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT),
    • Pulmonary embolism, and
    • Stroke.

     

  • Center for Physical Activity and Health

    Location:

    3 IM Sports Circle at MSU

    Description:

    MSU's Departments of Kinesiology and Epidemiology have collaborated to form the Center for Physical Activity and Health (CPAH). By studying the effect of physical activity on human health and well-being throughout the lifespan, the CPAH will be able to impact the lives of Michigan and US citizens by offering appropriate physical activity intervention strategies. The CPAH will partner with many organizations including other academic units on and off campus, businesses, industries, philanthropic organizations, and governmental and public health organizations in order to understand and implement physical activity research, policies, and behavior as it relates to chronic disease prevention, a better quality of life, and overall health outcomes.

  • Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health Diagnostic Testing Services

    Location:

    DCPAH, 4125 Beaumont Rd, Lansing, MI, 48909.

    Description:

    The Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health brings together ten MSU labs that make up Michigan's only comprehensive animal health diagnostic center. The Center works in collaboration with the State of Michigan, public health officials, private practice veterinarians, livestock producers, and others in the farming community to protect humans and animals from disease and toxic substances. The new facility consolidates labs, offices, and classrooms into a single structure where over 1.5 million diagnostic tests are conducted each year on samples to determine the presence of such diseases as bovine tuberculosis, West Nile virus, and chronic wasting disease. The Center is also considered a front line of defense in detecting biological and chemical agents used in bioterrorism against U.S. animal agriculture.

  • Information Cards by Lab Section for Veterinary Practitioners

    Location:

    A215 Veterinary Medical Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1314

    Description:

    MSU's Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health has a  mandate to protect the public by ensuring the health of animals in the state of Michigan and around the nation. In the more than 30 years since its inception, DCPAH has become one of the country’s premier veterinary diagnostic laboratories, handling more than 220,000 cases involving approximately 1.5 million tests annually. The Center has active clients in all 50 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and 12 foreign countries.

    DCPAH produces a series of information cards on a variety of laboratory topics that give a description of the topic and services provided.  Major topic headings include:

    • General Information
    • Anatomic & Surgical Pathology
    • Bacteriology
    • Clinical Pathology
    • Endocrinology
    • Immunodiagnostics/ Parasitology
    • Nutrition
    • Toxicology
    • Virology

     

     

  • Institute of International Health

    Location:

    West Fee Hall, Room B320, 909 Fee Road, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    The mission of the Institute of International Health (IIH) is to foster and enhance the opportunities for
    faculty and students to create, innovate, and transform international transdisciplinary health research,
    health development projects, and academic interest in global health. IIH works with all of the medicine and health-related colleges, as well as with agricultural, engineering, social and environmental scientists and nutritionists to foster and coordinate research, education, and development at a global level. IIH also collaborates with Michigan-based hospitals affiliated with MSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine to raise awareness of global health issues and help improve clinical services and health outcomes for underserved regions of the world.

  • MSUCOM Summer Clinical Symposium (June 2017)

    Dates:

    June 23 - 25, 2017

    Location:

    West Bay Beach Resort, 615 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI

     

    Description:

    This symposium covers many clinical topics and is approved by the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine for 15 credits of AOA Category 1-A.

  • Physician Immunization Tools and Training

    Location:

    MSU Extension, 240 Agriculture Hall, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    Michigan State University Extension and the Michigan Department of Community Health have joined together to develop tools and training to help raise Michigan's immunization rate and promote better health among all citizens. The Physician Peer Education Project on Immunization (PPEPI) has been vital to the education of members of the medical field. The PPEPI program travels throughout the state of Michigan giving immunization updates to practicing physicians and their staff at Grand Rounds, conferences, and medical staff meetings. Lectures include various topics like Pediatric Immunizations, Adolescent Immunizations, Adult Immunizations, Vaccines for Women’s Health, Influenza Vaccine, Family Medicine Immunization Update, Immunizations for Health Care Personnel, and Varicella (chicken pox) Vaccine.

  • Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases Information for Clinicians and Pet Owners

    Location:

    Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health: 4125 Beaumont Rd, Lansing, MI  48910

    Description:

    MSU's Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health offers a guide on ticks and tick-borne diseases for clnicians and pet owners that includes quick tick facts, resources for additional information, and resources specifically for our Michigan clients.  It can be found at animalhealth.msu.edu and clinicians can request copies for their clinic by using the contact information below.

    DCPAH can also perform the following tests: Anaplasma phagocytophilum IFA, Ehrlichia canis IFA, Equine Tick Core Panel, Lyme IFA, Tick-Borne Disease Antibody Screen, Tick Identification, and Tick PCR

  • Your Health Lecture Series Presentations

    Dates:

    Please visit the website listed below for upcoming dates

    Location:

    Please visit the website listed below for upcoming locations

    Description:

    The health lecture series, broadcast from various locations around the state, features experts from MSU medical colleges who will be speaking on issues such as: diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and pediatric health.

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