Health

Bugged Out: Bed Bugs Could Be Key in Development of New Antibiotics

Posted: September 9, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: September 8, 2014 at 4:44 pm

A 4-VA Consortium grant will help Mason researcher Monique van Hoek determine if peptides found in the insects could lead to new forms of antibiotics.

Researcher Breaks through Cultural Barriers
to Deliver Improved End-of-Life Care

Posted: September 9, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: September 8, 2014 at 9:44 pm

Mason professor Cortney Hughes Rinker is researching Islamic theological practices as they relate to end-of-life care in the United States.

Mason Researchers Win Key State Grants to Study Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted: September 5, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: September 9, 2014 at 6:54 am

Chemistry professor Robin Couch and Bioengineering Department chair Joseph Pancrazio are pursuing innovative approaches to fight the debilitating disease.

Mason Professor to Head National Science Foundation’s Biological Sciences Directorate

Posted: September 3, 2014 at 3:00 pm, Last Updated: September 5, 2014 at 11:16 am

Krasnow Institute director Jim Olds was chosen for the initiative due to his pivotal work in neuroscience research.

Million-Dollar Grant to Benefit Students, Provide Improved Access to Health Care

Posted: September 3, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: September 5, 2014 at 11:14 am

The grant will support clinics for low-income patients, and help educate advanced practice nurses and graduate students in the College of Health and Human Services.

Counselors Without Borders Featured
on Radio Show

Posted: August 14, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: August 13, 2014 at 4:47 pm

Mason professors Frederic Bemak and Rita Chi-Ying Chung will appear on the “With Good Reason” radio show to discuss how talk therapy can aid in healing after natural disasters.

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