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  • Bone Densitometry Services

    Location:

    Several locations are available in East Lansing, MI. Please see the website below.

    Description:

    MSU's Department of Radiology offers bone densitometry services. Bone densitometry is used to diagnose the density of bone for increased risk of fracture. A very minimal amount of X-ray is used to scan the hip and lower back. A bone density screening is suggested every 2 years.

  • Clinical Genetics Laboratory Services

    Location:

    MSU Division of Human Genetics: 1355 Bogue St, Room B123, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    The MSU Clinical Genetics Laboratory  consists of four service branches including Clinical Cytogenetics, Prenatal Screening, and Molecular Genetics Laboratories including SNP Microarray. These laboratories are members of the MSU Health Team and are CLIA/CAP certified. They offer a wide range of clinical genetics services including cancer, prenatal, pediatric and adult genetics, including Huntington’s disease consultations,  to patients in mid-Michigan, Flint and Kalamazoo. The team is staffed by a board certified clinical geneticist trained in dysmorphology and multiple board certified/board eligible genetic counselors. Patients are evaluated by analyzing available family and medical history data to determine the most appropriate genetic testing. The laboratories provide counseling for patients with various genetic disorders, assist in implementing medical management recommendations and offer support and guidance for families. They also determine and seek insurance preauthorization for various genetic analyses, coordinate testing and followup with results.

  • Imaging Resources for Physicians

    Location:

    Various locations on the MSU Campus and in Lansing, MI. Please see the website below.

    Description:

    MSU's Department of Radiology offers a number of forms and diagnostic imaging services to physicians. Imaging services include:

    • Bone Densitometry
    • CT Discovery CT750 HD:
    • Fluoroscopy
    • Digital Mammography
    • MRI Scanning at 1.5T, 3T & Open MR:
    • PET/CT Fusion Imaging:
    • SPECT
    • Spine Center
    • Ultrasound/Vascular Ultrasound
    • General Digital X-ray
  • Immunodiagnostics and Clinical Flow Cytometry Online Certificate Program

    Location:

    Online and a one-week lab on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI.

    Description:

    This program will train laboratory scientists to use the techniques and flow cytometry equipment to diagnose various medical conditions and learn the techniques to arrive at a diagnosis quicker and with more accuracy. This certificate program is made up of three, two-credit courses. The first two courses are only available online, and the third is a one-week lab taught on the main campus of Michigan State University.

    The Certificate Program is comprised of the following courses:

    • Concepts in Immunodiagnostics (online): BLD 850, 2 credits
    • Clinical Application of Immunodiagnostics Principles (online): BLD 851, 2 credits
    • Immunodiagnostics Laboratory (week-long intensive on-campus format): BLD 852, 2 credits
  • Mammography/Digital Mammography Services

    Location:

    Several locations in the East Lansing area: MSU Clinical Center: 517-353-4920; Eyde Building: 517-884-6132; Health Sciences Pavilion: 517-364-8072; CT Services of Mid-Michigan MRI, Inc: 517-432-8808.

    Description:

    MSU's Department of Radiology offers digital mammography services. Mammography is an x-ray examination of the breast tissue. The image produced by this process is called a mammogram. Although mammography does involve a small amount of radiation, it can help detect problems within breast tissue long before they can be felt. Mammography is the most sensitive method for the detection of breast cancer.

  • Radiology's Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    MSU's Department of Radiology recently installed one of the nation's most powerful full-body MRI machines. This 17-ton magnet creates a magnetic field of 3 tesla and provides superior image quality. The MRI diagnostic technique greatly enhances MSU's research and clinical capabilities.

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