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‘Sleep gene’ offers clues about why we need our zzzs
April 5, 2017

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Jason GerstnerSPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have seen how a particular gene is involved in the quality of sleep experienced by three different animals, including humans. The gene and its function open a new avenue for scientists exploring how sleep works and why animals need it so badly.

Floyd College of Medicine granted NWCCU accreditation
February 23, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine (ESFCOM) achieved another significant milestone this week when it received news that WSU was granted accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) for the doctor of medicine program that the ESFCOM will be offering.

Community hosts sought for WSU medical students
February 20, 2017

By Terren Roloff, WSU Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. – Hosts in Everett, Vancouver, the Tri-Cities and Spokane are sought to welcome, support and orient Washington State University medical students to their communities during six weeks over a two-year period beginning in September.

Floyd College of Medicine accepting student applications
October 31, 2016

By Kevin Dudley, WSU Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine has been granted membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and is accepting medical school applications.

Floyd College of Medicine receives preliminary accreditation
October 19, 2016

wsu-elson-s-floyd-col-of-med-logo_300pSPOKANE, Wash. – The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University today received preliminary accreditation – a major milestone that keeps the college on track to enroll its inaugural class of students in August 2017.

College of Medicine appoints Roll as vice dean for research
September 7, 2016

By Doug Nadvornick, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

John-Roll-webSPOKANE, Wash. – The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University has named John Roll vice dean for research. He has for several months served as interim in that position.

$10 million grant to study disease in native populations
August 26, 2016

By Doug Nadvornick, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Buchwald-webSPOKANE, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher has received a $10 million grant to work with American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities to reduce health risks related to high blood pressure.

WSU Regents schedule special meeting for June 24
June 17, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Board of Regents of Washington State University will hold a Special Meeting at 10 a.m. Friday, June 24, to approve the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine curriculum map.