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The Connection Between Your Diet and Your Longevity

This blog post by Diane Atwood on the research of MDI Biological Laboratory scientist Aric Rogers, Ph.D., originally appeared on Atwood's popular "Catching Health with Diane Atwood" blog, which is carried in the Bangor Daily News and other media outlets. Read more of Atwood's posts on Catching Health or listen to her podcasts.

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Understanding Regeneration: A Monumental Quest

In this post, MDI Biological Laboratory scientist James Godwin, Ph.D., talks about what inspired him to study regenerative biology. The profile appears in the fall edition of the MDI Biological Laboratory magazine, "Breaking Through," which focuses on how the study of highly regenerative animal models can help science understand the potential for regeneration in humans.

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This Is Why: Inspiring Future Discoveries

The following profile of REGEN2017 student Susannah Kassmer, Ph.D., appears in the fall edition of the MDI Biological Laboratory's "Breaking Through" magazine, which focuses on how the study of highly regenerative animal models can help science understand the potential for regeneration in humans.

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REGEN2017 Students Share Their Thoughts

The  MDI Biological Laboratory’s recent signature course in comparative regenerative biology, REGEN2017, attracted senior graduate students, post-docs and junior faculty from around the world. Here, some of the students talk about what the experience meant to them. Pictured above: Susannah Kassmer, Ph.D., post-doctoral fellow, University of California-Santa Barbara.    ‘I want to help people who...

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How the Loathsome Fruit Fly Is Contributing to Important Wound Healing Research

This guest post is by Diane Atwood whose popular blog, "Catching Health with Diane Atwood," is carried by the Bangor Daily News and other media outlets. Read other "Catching Health" posts.  

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Research Models Less Traveled By

The following interview with Kevin Strange, Ph.D., president of the MDI Biological Laboratory, is excerpted from Eureka, a blog serving the CRO (contract research organization) industry. Launched by Charles River Labs in 2012, the site is a way for scientists to connect and share big ideas on the cutting-edge bench science driving drug discovery and development, particularly in the areas of preclinical safety and assessment, pharmaceutical manufacturing and animal research models.

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MDI Biological Laboratory President Kevin Strange, Ph.D., Speaks to Maine Startups Insider About Novo Biosciences

The following post is excerpted from a "Founder Forum" interview with Kevin Strange, Ph.D., about Novo Biosciences that originally appeared in the online publication, "Maine Startups Insider (MSI)."

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Kevin Strange, Ph.D., Featured in Maine Magazine’s “50 Mainers” Issue

MDI Biological Laboratory President Kevin Strange, Ph.D., was featured in Maine magazine’s fifth annual “50 Mainers” issue, which highlights the careers of Mainers who are “leading by example.” The influential Mainers were recognized in the July issue for their “drive to do what’s best for their communities, no matter what the odds or expectations.” “They...

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What If Stimulating Regeneration Were As Simple As Taking a Drug?

This excerpt from the MDI Biological Laboratory's biannual news magazine, "Breaking Through," describes the institution's pioneering approach to regenerative medicine.

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