Jacob Barkley (left), associate professor of exercise science in Kent State’s College of Education, Health and Human Services, oversees research activities with several students in a classroom in the MAC Center Annex.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 5:09pm
Kent State University’s Scholar of the Month for December would prefer that you read this standing up, or even doing some calisthenics. Go on, get moving. Jacob Barkley, Ph.D., is an associate professor of exercise science in Kent State’s College of Education, Health and Human S...
Professor Torsten Hegmann
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 3:23pm
One of the top publishing societies in the world names a Kent State professor a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 11:16am
University partners with i-Health and Stow-Glen Retirement Village Kent State University, in partnership with the Stow-Glen Retirement Village in Stow, Ohio, recently received an industry-funded grant of $430,000 from...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 3:07pm
At the Kent State University Board of Trustees meeting held today (Dec. 7, 2016), the Board voted to establish the Brain Health Research Institute, further supporting significant existing research and providing additional support for researchers to collaborate across multiple dep...
Kent State study in Japn
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 11:18am
Kent State University students will travel to Japan for collaborative research with the Primate Research Institute of Kyoto University, studying evolutionary genetic analysis, Alzheimer’s disease and aggressive behavior.      
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 11:22am
Physical activity is essential to fighting obesity, and scientists are constantly working to make this activity more effective and beneficial. A $450,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health will help biology professor Colleen Novak, Ph.D., from Kent State University’s C...
Monday, October 10, 2016 - 4:40pm
A Kent State University epidemiologist has refuted some age-old assumptions about depression in heart attack patients. Studies have shown that people who suffer from depression are more likely to have heart disease or heart attacks in their lifetime. Worse still, similar researc...
Gemma Casadesus-Smith, Ph.D., (center), an associate biology professor at Kent State, stands in a lab with two graduate students.
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 4:29pm
For decades, biologists researching a cure for Alzheimer’s disease have remained in the dark almost as much as the ailment’s victims. A Kent State University professor, however, is looking to stop the disease before it starts. Gemma Casadesus-Smith, Ph.D., an associate biology...
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 11:36am
Physical therapy is usually a component of treatment for patients of Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative and motor system disorders.

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