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Dean's Update | September 17

"This week falls within both Women in Medicine Month and National Hispanic Heritage Month, and keeping with my practice this month, I have turned the update over to one of our alumni. This week, Dr. Herminia Bierema (CHM ’84) is writing for me. Dr. Bierema is a wonderful pediatrician at Paint Creek Pediatrics in Rochester Hills, Michigan."

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MSU researchers study compounds that could improve melanoma treatments

Through a grant funded by MSU Gran Fondo donations, researchers will study two compounds that could improve treatment for melanoma. The team believes a compound they developed and a second one already approved by the FDA could increase the number of melanoma patients who respond well to a therapeutic called immune checkpoint inhibitors and prevent them from developing resistance to the treatment. 

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