North Dakota State University campus successes – July

August 7, 2015

NDSU researcher is receiving $1.35 million NIH grant to target colorectal cancer

NDSU researcher Bin Guo is receiving one of the most competitive and prestigious grants available from the National Institutes of Health. He is receiving a $1.35 million Research Project Grant from the National Cancer Institute of the NIH to develop a treatment system for attacking metastatic colorectal cancer cells, suppressing their growth and allowing conventional chemotherapy drugs to eliminate them.

 

NDSU, Sanford Health collaborate on human health, nutrition research

NDSU faculty members Kyle Hackney, Leah Irish and Katie Reindl received seed funding from Sanford Health to conduct research on human nutrition, weight management and other dietary-related areas as part of an initiative developed between the two organizations. Findings relevant to Sanford’s weight-management program will be considered as the program evolves and expands.

 

NDSU opens Office of Teaching and Learning

NDSU’s new Office of Teaching and Learning opened in July. The office’s role is to support the creation of student-centered, innovative educational programs and provide professional development to strengthen teaching at NDSU. It is one of the steps NDSU is taking toward national leadership in the area of student-centered, active learning.