December 14, 2018

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees today authorized MSU administration to enter into a Public Private Partnership (P3) for the continued development of the Grand Rapids Research Center (GRRC) site. 

In July 2018, JLL issued a P3 Request for Proposal (RFP) on behalf of MSU for developer procurement. A lead developer candidate, Health Innovation Partners, a joint venture between MB Real Estate, Walsh Construction/Walsh Investors and Rockford Construction & Development, has been identified and today’s authorization allows MSU administration to proceed with negotiations on the ground lease and developer agreement.

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Ripla Arora is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology within the College of Human Medicine and is the Chief of the Division of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology in the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering. Her research focuses on embryo uterine interactions at the time of implantation and uterine development.

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Michigan State University researchers suggest improved broadband high-speed internet access in rural areas could support better care for patients in medically underserved areas.

In a recent position statement published by the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Sabrina Ford and Kelly Hirko, in the College of Human Medicine, claim telemedicine, which requires high-speed internet access, would promote better communications between physicians and patients. It would also allow doctors in rural areas to share images with specialists elsewhere and help rural patients comply with prevention and treatment advice from their doctors.

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