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On the cutting edge: ISU-Meridian researchers develop method to reduce drug toxicity

November 30, 2017

MERIDIAN— Researchers at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center are a step closer to finding a way to reduce severe side effects caused by powerful drugs used to treat illness and disease.

Idaho State University engineering department, students get two more testing facilities – drop/impact site, asphalt lab – up and running

November 17, 2017

POCATELLO – Another two Idaho State University civil engineering testing facilities, built and refurbished by students, are ready to be used for teaching, research and testing by the University and general communities.

ISU Professor Elizabeth Brunner receives grant from Idaho Humanities Council to travel to China for conduct research

November 7, 2017

POCATELLO – Elizabeth Brunner, a professor in the Idaho State University Department of Communication, Media and Persuasion, recently received a $3,500 grant from the Idaho Humanities Council to fund her travel to China to conduct research for her next book.

Idaho State University researchers continue work on augmented reality device to aid arm rehabilitation

November 7, 2017

POCATELLO — Idaho State University mechanical engineering and physical therapy faculty and graduate students have teamed up to create a virtual reality system that will potentially assist with arm rehabilitation for people who have suffered from strokes.

Businesses to host local climate summit with workshops at Idaho State University, Boise State University and University of Idaho

November 6, 2017

POCATELLO – A first-of-its kind statewide summit will bring together Idahoans for an interactive two-day conversation entitled Safeguarding Idaho’s Economy in a Changing Climate - Our Water, Our Land, Our Health, Our Future on Nov. 16 and 17.

ISU professors receive $50,000 award to create partnerships with prediabetes communities in Idaho’s rural Latino population

November 1, 2017

POCATELLO – Idaho State University professors Mary A. Nies and Cathleen Tarp recently received a $50,000 award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to create partnerships with prediabetes communities in Idaho’s rural Latino population.

Idaho State University wins Idaho Innovation Award for medical isotopes project

October 30, 2017

BOISE – Idaho State University’s Cu-67 technology developed at the Idaho Accelerator Center was named Early Stage Innovation of the Year at the 2017 Idaho Innovation Awards presented by Stoel Rives.

'Genetic Tools for Species Conservation' — Phi Kappa Phi Scholarly Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 26 at ISU

October 25, 2017

POCATELLO — Janet L. Loxterman, associate professor and assistant chair of the Idaho State University Department of Biological Sciences, will present the annual Phi Kappa Phi Scholarly Lecture "Genetic Tools for Species Conservation" at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Salmon River Suite of the Pond Student Union on the campus of Idaho State University, and the community is invited to attend.

Idaho State University researchers Robert Holman, Kenneth Rodnick publish research on diabetes

October 20, 2017

POCATELLO – Chemistry Professor Robert Holman and Biological Sciences Professor Kenneth Rodnick, two researchers from Idaho State University, conducted interdisciplinary research in order to further understand the early chemical processes involved with diabetic complications.

ISU nursing professor Mary Nies receives $50,000 award to study prediabetes in Idaho’s Latino population

October 17, 2017

POCATELLO-Idaho State University professor and director of nursing research, Mary Nies, is the recipient of a $50,000 funding award to study diabetes prevention in Idaho’s rural Latino communities.