innovators series

Innovators Series brings top researcher to Seattle

SEATTLE – More than 30 percent of American adults – at least 60 million people – are obese, while more than 50 percent are overweight.   And since people who are overweight and obese are at much greater risk of developing serious medical conditions – high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, diabetes, and certain cancers […]

WSU researcher links human, animal emotions

Seattle-Washington State University researcher Jaak Panksepp believes that understanding animal behavior could one day bring relief to millions of people around the globe who suffer from psychological disorders such as depression, schizophrenia and autism. Panksepp, who joined the faculty at the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006 as the Baily Endowed Chair of Animal Well-being […]