Sustaining Health

Protein discovery could help solve prostate cancer drug resistance

Researchers have identified a receptor protein known as CHRM1 as a key player in prostate cancer cells’ resistance to docetaxel, a commonly used chemotherapy drug to treat advanced cancer that has spread beyond the prostate. The discovery opens the door to new treatment strategies that could overcome this resistance.

Murrow Media Mind Lab funded to discover media influence on young adults’ mental health

The Arthur W. Page Center has funded WSU’s new project investigating the mental health of Generation Z in the post-Covid world. The project, which combines content analysis with high end psychophysiological measurements, explores how narrative videos and social media influencers motivate and impact the mental health of young adults.