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Michigan State University 

238 Administration Building

East Lansing  Michigan  48824  U.S.A.
Phone: 517-355-2186 Fax: 517-432-3880

Michigan State University, founded in 1855, is the nation's first land-grant university and institution of higher learning to teach scientific agriculture. Today, Michigan State is an AAU research university and worldwide leader in scientific and technological innovation.

With an internationally recognized faculty, MSU offers a variety of patentable technologies. Recent inventions include the identification of cold tolerant genes in plants and carbohydrate-based chiral synthesis technology for pharmaceuticals. Historically MSU is credited with the invention of the homogenization of milk and the discovery of the leading anticancer drugs, cisplatin and carboplatin.

MSU seeks patent and copyright protection for innovations developed at the university and licenses those innovations to private industry. MSU licensees include large and small companies worldwide, plus a growing number of MSU technology-based entrepreneurial ventures.

Specific research strengths include pharmaceuticals and specialty chemicals, food safety and toxicology, tools for drug discovery and proteomics, nanotechnology and bioprocessing applications, pain management and plant science. Commercial and academic licenses are also available for molecular biology and other software packages.

Last Updated: 07-17-02

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Ownership: Public

Web Site: Michigan State University


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Company News
Promising New Cancer Therapy Developed Via Michigan State University And Venn Therapeutics Partnership 4/5/2017 9:21:45 AM
Ancient Chinese Malaria Remedy Fights TB, Michigan State University Study 12/19/2016 10:35:35 AM
Is Sex In Later Years Good For Your Health? Michigan State University Study 9/6/2016 6:38:52 AM
Science Shows Not All High-Ranking People Turn Out To Be Selfish Jerks, Michigan State University Study 7/25/2016 7:00:18 AM
Social Media Poses Threat To People With Intellectual Disabilities, Michigan State University Study 5/24/2016 7:06:47 AM
Wearable Technology Could Help Detect Health Risks, Depression, Michigan State University Study 5/20/2016 7:59:01 AM
Liviing In Homes With Ocean Views Linked To Better Mental Health, Michigan State University Study 5/2/2016 7:04:23 AM
Workers Prefer "Consistent Jerk" Boss To Loose Cannon, Michigan State University Study 3/2/2016 6:58:02 AM
International Team Discovers Natural Defense Against HIV, Michigan State University Study 9/16/2015 10:10:12 AM
Science-Backed Brain Game Eases Distraction, Anxiety, Michigan State University Study 8/17/2015 7:25:07 AM