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Research Shows Anti-HIV Medicines Can Cause Damage to Fetal Hearts

Just-published findings in the journal AIDS raise concern about potential long-term harmful impact of “antiretroviral therapy” on in-utero infants whose mothers are HIV-positive, but who are not infected with HIV themselves.
21-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST

Wayne State University Receives $100,000 Kresge Foundation Grant to Support Citizendetroit

The Kresge Foundation has awarded Wayne State University a $100,000, one-year grant to support CitizenDetroit, a community outreach program of the Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society (FOCIS).
13-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

Wayne State’s Michigan Area Health Education Center Receives $1.1 Million Grant From U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to Enhance Statewide Network of Regional Centers

The Michigan Area Health Education Center (AHEC), a Wayne State University program that seeks to increase access to quality primary care providers in underserved communities, today announced that it has been awarded a one-year, $1.16 million grant...
31-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Wayne State Research Funded by NIH May Develop Next Generation of Vaccines Against Autoimmune Diseases

A major barrier to treating autoimmune diseases such as Type 1 diabetes is the lack of methods to deliver the therapeutics to specific sites such as the lymph nodes. A researcher in Wayne State University’s College of Engineering is working to...
27-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Researcher Finds Key Signaling Pathway in Cause of Preeclampsia

A team of researchers led by a Wayne State University School of Medicine associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology has published findings that provide novel insight into the cause of preeclampsia, the leading cause of maternal and infant...
23-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

National Institutes of Health Awards Detroit Colleges $21.2 Million to Improve Student Diversity in Biomedical Research

A consortium of Marygrove College, University of Detroit Mercy, Wayne County Community College District and Wayne State University has been awarded $21.2 million over five years by the National Institutes of Health to implement a program encouraging...
23-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Wayne State’s Inaugural Innovation Fellows Program Discovers Potential New Startup Company Opportunities

Wayne State University’s Innovation Fellows Program is cultivating the next generation of chief scientific officers and entrepreneurial scientists for local high-tech industry. The program is supported by the New Economy Initiative (NEI) for...
8-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Wayne State Research Aims to Develop New, More Efficient Catalytic Materials

In order to support the world’s needs to make cheaper and more effective fuels, chemicals, polymers and more, new and more efficient catalytic materials and processes must be developed. A team of researchers, including several from Wayne State...
29-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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Consensus Statement Questions Science Behind Brain-Training Claims

6-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

Wayne State University Part of Scientific Team Celebrating Nobel Prize for Higgs Discovery

Wayne State University researchers are celebrating the Nobel Prize for the Higgs boson discovery. A team of four WSU researchers played a part in the experimental aspects of the discovery.
8-Oct-2013 1:00 PM EDT

Wayne State University Researcher Provides Expertise on How Women’s Mental Health Issues Can Lead to Tragedies

4-Oct-2013 4:30 PM EDT

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