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WSU/KCI Among Lead Academic Centers Participating in Nationwide NCI Match Trial

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, in partnership with Wayne State University School of Medicine, is one of the lead academic centers participating in the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) MATCH (Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice) Trial...
10-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Wayne State to Lead $4.8 Million NIH Study That Will Teach an Old Drug to Maintain Its Tricks


With the decline of the development of new antibiotics due to the complexity and expense of discovering them, there has been a rapid growth of antibiotic resistant pathogens that is one of the leading causes of death. With the help of a nearly $4.9...
27-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

National Policy Organization Picks Wayne State’s Dr. Patrick Hines for Innovation Fellowship

The Washington, D.C.-based educational and policy studies organization The Aspen Institute has selected Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Patrick Hines, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of Physiology and an assistant professor of...
22-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Wayne State's Institute of Gerontology Director Awarded for Elder Abuse Research

Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D., director of the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University, won the Judge Edward Sosnick Courage to Lead Award for his extensive work to create ways of identifying older adults at risk of financial exploitation. ...
15-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Wayne State Receives $1.9 Million NIH Grant for Enhancing EPC-Based Cell Therapy for Vascular Diseases

Wayne State University received a $1.9 grant from NIH that aims to provide valuable information and potential therapeutic targets for enhancing endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs)-based cell therapy for certain vascular diseases, as well as advance...
14-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Wayne State Researching Effects of Tocotrienols From Palm Oil in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients


A team of researchers led by Pramod Khosla, Ph.D., associate professor of nutrition and food science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Wayne State University, will study the effects of a daily supplement of a Tocotrienol-rich fraction...
13-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Improved Sperm Diagnostic Test May Pinpoint Best Fertility Treatment for Couples


A Wayne State University School of Medicine professor, in collaboration with researchers at CReAte Fertility Center, University of Toronto, Harvard University and Georgia Reagents University, has developed the first diagnostic test for sperm RNA...
10-Jul-2015 8:05 AM EDT

$1.25 Million NIH Grant to Study Diabetes Drug’s Role in Reversing Preeclampsia


– Sascha Drewlo, Ph.D., assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology for the Wayne State University School of Medicine, has secured a $1.25 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health to...
7-Jul-2015 2:05 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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