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Wayne State Professor Receives 2015 McDevitt Excellence in Research Award From BCBS of MI Foundation for Research on Coping Skills in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Mark A. Lumley, Ph.D., professor and director of the clinical psychology Ph.D. program at Wayne State University, recently received the 2015 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation McDevitt Excellence in Research Award in the area of clinical...
27-May-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Cooling Children After Cardiac Arrest Provides No Significant Benefit

A recent clinical trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine and co-authored by the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Chief of Critical Care and Wayne State University School of Medicine Professor of...
18-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Wayne State Researchers Seek to Stamp Out Herpes Simplex Virus 1

Wayne State University researchers have been awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the NIH to garner more genomic information about herpes simplex virus 1 that could lead to new anti-herpes...
5-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Researchers Seek Alternatives for Reducing Foodborne Bacteria in Fresh Produce with the Help of Nanoengineering Techniques

Nearly half of foodborne illnesses in the U.S. from 1998 through 2008 have been attributed to contaminated fresh produce. Prevention and control of bacterial contamination on fresh produce is critical to ensure food safety. The current strategy...
29-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Wayne State Receives Grant to Improve Exercise Programs for People with Dysferlin-Linked Muscular Dystrophies

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The Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences today announced that Joseph Roche, assistant professor for the physical therapy program in the Department of Health Care Sciences, received a one-year, $100,000...
20-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Wayne State University Developing New Approaches for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

Wayne State University has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop new, affordable and comfortable approaches for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's, particularly in older African Americans.
17-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Wayne State Start-Up Receives Prestigious Luis Villalobos Award

RetroSense Therapeutics, LLC, a Wayne State University start-up biotechnology company, has received the Luis Villalobos Award from the Angel Capital Association (ACA), the world's leading professional association for angel investors.
16-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Study of Brain Networks Shows Why Children with OCD Might Not Be Able to ‘Move on’

A new study by scientists at the Wayne State University School of Medicine demonstrates that communication between some of the brain’s most important centers is altered in children with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
1-Apr-2015 10:05 AM 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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