Star-shaped brain cells called astrocytes appear to play an essential role in sleep, scientists with the WSU Sleep and Performance Research Center are finding.
Leroy Hood, co‑founder of the Institute for Systems Biology, will give a presentation titled “Systems Medicine, Personalized Health Care and Community Health.”
Initial accreditation allows the college to begin developing and sponsoring residency and fellowship training programs.
New research suggests that even a small exposure to cocaine can fundamentally alter a delicate molecular net that surrounds brain cells associated with addiction.
Researchers have developed an implantable, biofuel-powered sensor that runs on sugar and can monitor a body’s biological signals.
National Institutes of Health awards WSU a $1.2 million, five-year grant to increase rural Washington students entering biomedical careers.
With temperatures shooting up to 110 degrees in parts of Washington state, people are at increased risk of suffering from heatstroke – the most serious of heat-related illnesses.
If you’re hoping to get the new shingles vaccine shot, join the crowd.
Four WSU faculty have been elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences and two others were chosen to serve on the academy’s leadership board.
A waterborne parasite with a forked tail is getting under our skin.