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Idaho State University Psychology Professor Xu studies how self-expansion affects physical activity

Posted in Academics, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the August 8th, 2014

Residents from Pocatello and surrounding areas will be participating in a study that will track their exercise and measure how self-expansion influences their physical activity. (more…)

Idaho State University receives Nuclear Regulatory Production license to produce isotopes for cancer research

Posted in Events, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the July 28th, 2014

Idaho State University’s Idaho Accelerator Center has achieved a milestone in nuclear medicine that promises hope to cancer patients. Scientists at the Center have used linear accelerators to produce isotopes that now can be assessed in the treatment of cancer. (more…)

ISU historians, political scientists participate in effort to understand benefits of Portneuf River Watershed and help form management decisions

Posted in Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the July 23rd, 2014

Idaho State University social scientists are involved in a statewide study devoted to finding practical solutions to some of Idaho’s most important environmental challenges, including locally managing the Portneuf River watershed. (more…)

Idaho State University receives major federal grant to screen for traumatic brain injuries and assist TBI survivors

Posted in Academics, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the July 17th, 2014

Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health has been awarded a $1 million grant to screen Idahoans for traumatic brain injury and renew efforts to establish a statewide trust fund to temporarily assist TBI survivors and their families. (more…)

Recovering from stroke: A lesson taught by survivors

Posted in People, Research by taylandy on the July 10th, 2014

It was 4:30 a.m., Oct. 29, 2009. Laura Millward woke up with a horrible headache, nausea and vomiting.

“My husband said ‘are you ok?’ I said ‘no’… something is wrong,” recalled the Meridian homemaker and mother of four children.

The right side of Laura’s face was paralyzed, her speech slurred. She was rushed to the hospital where doctors determined she’d suffered a brain aneurysm and stroke. (more…)

Idaho State University begins construction of Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories

Posted in Academics, Featured, ISU-Boise, People, Research by taylandy on the June 24th, 2014

Idaho State University officially broke ground June 24 on The L.S. and Aline W. Skaggs Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories (TVAPL) at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive.
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Idaho Biomedical Research Network lands $16.3 million, five-year renewal grant, Idaho State University among institutions receiving funding

Posted in Academics, People, Research by taylandy on the June 23rd, 2014

The statewide Idaho IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, or INBRE, will receive a $16.3 million, five-year renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health. (more…)

Idaho State University Bengal Pharmacy provides innovative approach to rural health care in Arco

Posted in Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the June 20th, 2014

Bengal Pharmacy, LLC, owned by the Idaho State University Foundation, opened Idaho’s first-ever full-service telepharmacy on June 20 in Arco, Idaho. The pharmacy, in partnership with the Lost Rivers Medical Center, will utilize innovative technology to provide critical health care access to one of the state’s many rural communities, while also providing hands-on experience for ISU’s pharmacy students. (more…)

ISU Infant Vocal Development Lab hopes to find earlier intervention of language disorders; volunteers needed

Posted in Academics, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the June 13th, 2014

“Bah-bah-bah.” “Ah.” “Eww.” “Gaa.”

The sounds infants make and caregivers’ report of their interactions with babies are the focus of the new Idaho State University Infant Vocal Development Laboratory, where researchers will be studying the sounds made by infants from 7 to 18 months of age, and the infants’ interactions with caregivers.

The focus of the new lab is to lay the groundwork for deeper understanding of speech and language development, and perhaps make possible the early detection and treatment of disorders. (more…)

Four Idaho State University faculty, Bajracharya, Blanton, Cole and Schou, receive Fulbright Awards; will head to Germany, Canada, Nepal and New Zealand

Posted in Academics, Featured, People, Research by taylandy on the June 5th, 2014

Four Idaho State University faculty have been selected for Fulbright Scholar and Specialists awards this spring.

They are geomatics Professor Rajendra Bajracharya, dietetics Assistant Professor Cynthia Blanton, physics Professor Philip Cole and informatics Professor Corey Schou. They will be going to Nepal, Canada, Germany and New Zealand, respectively. (more…)

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