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WSU Research Disease Onset

Onset and progression of disease

Investigating human and animal health in molecules, cells, and organisms

What makes some people more susceptible to illness than others? How can you stop infectious invaders dead in their tracks? What secrets do your genes hold that could foretell your medical destiny?

The work of WSU scientists illuminates fundamental truths that can help you advance your health and prevent and treat disease—regardless of your age or where you live.

Research areas

  • The fundamental biology of life
  • The molecular and cellular bases of disease
  • From brain to behavior
  • Advanced materials and health