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Michigan's URC Wins $2.5m to Improve Interactions Between Parents, Teachers, Toddlers

Researchers from Wayne State University, Michigan State University and the University of Michigan will receive $2.5 million over five years in a cooperative agreement with the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), a division of the U.S....
20-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Love at First Site? Wayne State Receives NSF Grant to Explore Impact of Online Dating

With the help of a 3.5 year-long, $851,462 grant from the National Science Foundation, a team of Wayne State University researchers is exploring how the relational landscape in America is being affected by the rise of online dating. The project,...
19-Nov-2015 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Wayne State Receives $1.4 Million NSF Grant to Prepare Next Generation of Math Teachers in Detroit

There is a growing critical need to produce a high quality teaching workforce in elementary and middle school mathematics nationally. Thanks to a $1.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program,...
10-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

$3 Million NSF Grant to Transform Stem Teaching Approaches at Wayne State University


The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $3 million grant to Wayne State University for an institutional transformation project aimed at reformulating teaching approaches in STEM courses.
27-Oct-2015 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$2.58 Million NIH Grant to Wayne State Aims to Improve Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

Zhengping Yi, Ph.D., professor of pharmaceutical sciences in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and director of the Proteomics Research Laboratory at Wayne State University, is leading a research team that was awarded more...
26-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wayne State Scientists Make Advancements That May Lead to New Treatments for Parkinson's

A research team led by Assia Shisheva, Ph.D., professor of physiology in Wayne State University’s School of Medicine, has made breakthrough advancements on a new molecular mechanism that may provide a means to “melt” pathological clumps known...
16-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wayne State Researchers Discover Evidence That Lead Exposure in Mothers Can Affect Future Generations


A team of researchers at Wayne State University have discovered that mothers with high levels of lead in their blood not only affect the fetal cells of their unborn children, but also their grandchildren. Their study, Multigenerational epigenetic...
2-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wayne State to Train Social Workers and Nurses New Approaches in Substance Abuse Screening

Wayne State University has been awarded a three-year, $945,000 grant from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to train 100 undergraduate and graduate students each year in Screening, Brief Intervention, and...
23-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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