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MSU Gran Fondo funds promising skin cancer studies

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine researchers are conducting three promising studies that could lead to new treatments for skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form.

But without money raised by MSU’s annual Gran Fondo cycling event, none of the three studies would be going forward.

“To make a long story short, I wouldn't be working on this if it wasn't for the MSU Gran Fondo,” said researcher Fredric Manfredsson, an assistant professor in the Department of Translational Science & Molecular Medicine.

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Partnership helps Flint families get access to healthier foods for second year

The Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative has partnered with Tom Gores’ FlintNOW and the National Basketball Players Association, or NBPA, for the second year to provide Flint families access to healthier food through gift certificates totaling $300,000. 

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