By David Mittleman

Barney Rosenberg, MSU scientist who discovered two life-saving cancer drugs used today.

Barney Rosenberg Discovered Life-Saving Cancer Treatment

You’re probably still high on yesterday’s Michigan State win against Ohio State, and elated that we’re going to the Rose Bowl. However, MSU has provided more than a winning football team–we’re also known for life-saving research. For example, if you’re a cancer survivor, you might want to thank Barney Rosenberg, an MSU scientist who discovered two of today’s leading cancer-fighting drugs in the 1970s. Those drugs, known as cisplatin and carboplatin, are rarely used together, but are …read more