College of Medicine scientists have been venturing beyond the lab to become entrepreneurs for their ideas, partnering with private enterprise to generate new products and companies that solve some of health care’s most challenging issues.
From the first class of 37 students, the program has produced over 10,000 graduates with more than 80% staying in Washington after graduation.
The NIH grant totaling $1.9 million supports research led by Jason Gerstner at the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine into how genes influence our need to sleep.
Wrinkles on the skin of a microscopic worm might provide the key to a longer, healthier life for humans.
A new WSU College of Medicine study shows low-socioeconomic neighborhoods have higher densities of cannabis producers, processors and retailers than more advantaged neighborhoods.
The designation recognizes institutions that have documented results of academic accomplishment and showcase innovative uses of technology in learning, teaching and the school environment.
Researchers with WSU’s Integrated Design and Construction Laboratory are exploring ways to make energy-efficient buildings more comfortable for those working in them.
Findings from the study—which looked for changes across a span of 25 years—also suggest that fewer Native men are dying from heart-disease-related events, such as heart attacks and strokes.
WSU pharmacy students learned about a career as a specialist in poison information from Erica Liebelt, executive and medical director of the Washington Poison Center and WSU clinical professor.
It uses nanosized particles to transport cell-killing drugs directly to the cells that drive the immune response involved in inflammatory diseases.
WSU is one of four universities in Washington’s Yakima Valley that launched a project about five years ago to give their healthcare students experience in interprofessional education.
The Mukogawa students were guided by CPPS students in the creation of gummy bears. This common practice makes medication more palatable for children.
The upcoming daylong clinic offers vaccinations, immunizations, health screenings and simple treatments to people and pets, all at no cost on the WSU Health Sciences Spokane campus.
Proceeds from the event, held by the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, will fund a scholarship in Gaskins’ honor.
The multidisciplinary team will leverage WSU’s Extension system to provide training to rural communities to help them prevent and treat opioid addiction.
An Othello farmer’s gift funds the new non-profit’s mobile health care unit, which will serve rural and underserved areas statewide.
The collaboration means students can remain in Yakima throughout their schooling, first at Yakima Valley College, then at WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.