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WSU Spokane professors create winery, escape
March 19, 2018

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Business Development Center

phillip and patricia butterfieldSPOKANE, Wash. – Patricia and Phillip Butterfield, both professors in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University in Spokane, have spent their careers focused on public health and the environment.

WSU Spokane professors create winery, escape
March 19, 2018

Patricia and Phillip Butterfield, both professors at WSU’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, launch Winescape winery in Spokane with the help of the Washington SBDC.

The power of love: When heartbreak gets physical
February 12, 2018

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

SPOKANE, Wash. – Heartache. Heartsick. More than metaphors from love songs and romance novels, they can also portray a real medical condition.

Epigenetics study helps focus search for autism risk factors
January 16, 2018

By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane Office of Research

SPOKANE, Wash. – Scientists have long tried to pin down the causes of autism spectrum disorder. Recent studies have expanded the search for genetic links from identifying genes toward epigenetics, the study of factors that control gene expression and looks at chemical modifications of DNA and the proteins associated with it.