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March 13: White Lecture features national institute researcher

By Lori Maricle, WSU College of Pharmacy 

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Okita

SPOKANE, Wash. – Richard Okita, a pharmacy researcher with the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, will present the 2018 Allen I. White Lecture noon Tuesday, March 13, in the Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Building Walgreens Auditorium on the WSU Spokane campus. » More …

Nursing to launch graduate certificate in public health

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

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Graves

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Nursing will introduce a Graduate Certificate in Public Health with enrollment to begin in the fall. » More …

Joshua Neumiller takes on national diabetes leadership role

By Lori Maricle, WSU College of Pharmacy,

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Neumiller

SPOKANE, Wash. – Joshua Neumiller, professor of pharmacotherapy at Washington State University’s College of Pharmacy, has been named chair of the Professional Practice Committee for the American Diabetes Association.  » More …

WSU College of Medicine invites participants to first health care hackathon April 13-15

By Christina VerHeul, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

word cloudSPOKANE, Wash. – To achieve its mission of tackling health care challenges facing underserved communities across the state, the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is hosting its inaugural hackathon April 13-15 at the WSU Spokane campus. » More …

WSU study to test sleep technology in chronic insomnia

By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane Office of Research

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SPOKANE, Wash. – If you spend your nights staring at the bedroom ceiling, you’re not alone. About a quarter of U.S. adults suffer from insomnia, which significantly impacts their quality of life. » More …

Epigenetics study helps focus search for autism risk factors

By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane Office of Research

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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. » More …