• Posted on March 7, 2018
    A Precise Hope

    With gene editing — and pigs — CALS scientists are developing a model for “precision medicine,” the possibility of highly individualized treatments for patients living with the rare disease called NF1

  • Posted on October 16, 2017
    Beyond Antibiotics

    More than half a century ago, the advent of antibiotics transformed medicine. Today, the slumping performance of these drugs is spurring new treatment innovations.

  • Posted on February 6, 2017
    A New Weapon Against Bacterial Disease

    Meet the “designer phage,” a potential assist or alternative to antibiotics

  • Posted on October 12, 2012
    Vitamin D–The Hype and the Hope

    It’s the “miracle vitamin” that was discovered by a CALS-trained researcher—-and our scientists have been prominent in exploring it ever since.What have we learned about the true benefits of vitamin D and its promise?

  • Posted on November 22, 2010
    The Exterminator

    Forty years after beating malaria as a child, CALS entomologist Que Lan is still battling the disease. And she’s discovered a genetic weakness in malaria-carrying mosquitoes that may finally give us the upper hand.

  • Posted on July 12, 2010
    The Grow Dozen: Medicine

    12 Alumni who are making a difference.

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    Michael Meyer

    BS’91, Bacteriology

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    Jerome Siy

    BS’93, Biochemistry

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    Christine Sinsky

    BS’77, Biochemistry

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    Kathy Selvaggi

    BS’79 MS’81, Bacteriology

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    Ann Schmidt

    BS’83, Nutritional Sciences

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    Manuel Roman

    BS’82, Wildlife Ecology