Mechanism triggers spread of prostate cancer to bones

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer SPOKANE, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher has found a way that prostate cancer cells hijack the body’s bone maintenance, facilitating the spread of bone cancers present in some 90 percent of prostate-cancer fatalities.

Alumna, 100, a grad of WSU’s first four-year pharmacy class

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy SPOKANE, Wash. – A member of the first graduating class of the four-year bachelor of science in pharmacy degree at Washington State Agricultural College (now Washington State University), Geraldine (“Jeri”) J. Kerr celebrated her 100th birthday on April 16.

Compound in green tea found to block rheumatoid arthritis

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy SPOKANE, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University in Spokane have identified a potential new approach to combating the joint pain, inflammation and tissue damage caused by rheumatoid arthritis.