National Institutes of Health awards WSU a $1.2 million, five-year grant to increase rural Washington students entering biomedical careers.
Jordan Blacktop, Postdoctoral research fellow, is the first WSU Vancouver researcher to receive a prestigious NIH Pathway to Independence award.
Working night shifts or other nonstandard work schedules increases your risk of obesity, diabetes, metabolic disorders, heart disease, stroke and cancer.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU News
PULLMAN, Wash. – First, the good news. Washington State University researchers have found that a rat exposed to a popular herbicide while in the womb developed no diseases and showed no apparent health effects aside from lower weight.
By Addy Hatch, WSU Spokane
SPOKANE, Wash. – Marian Wilson, an assistant professor at the WSU College of Nursing, is joining a team of scientists who’ll lead a federally funded, $2.5 million study investigating whether an online pain management program can help patients with chronic pain reduce or eliminate the amount of prescription opioids they take.
By Addy Hatch, WSU Nursing
SPOKANE, Wash. – An interprofessional team of scientists from Washington State University has landed a $1.77 million grant to research how “smart-home” technology can monitor the health and safety of senior citizens from afar.
By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver
VANCOUVER, Wash. – Christine Portfors, associate professor of biology and neuroscience and head of the Hearing and Communication Laboratory at Washington State University Vancouver, has received two federal grants totaling more than $1.1 million over three years. The grants will be used to study how neurons in the brains of mice detect, discriminate and categorize the different types of sounds mice use to communicate.