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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

$5.7 Million NIH Grant to Wayne State Offers New Hope for More Accurately Diagnosing Infants with Serious Infections

A team of researchers from Wayne State University and Children’s Hospital of Michigan, has been awarded a five-year, $5.76 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how febrile infants – babies 2 months or younger who are...
22-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Discover Mechanism for Air Pollution-Induced Liver Disease


A research team led by Kezhong Zhang, Ph.D., at the Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, has discovered that exposure to air pollution has a direct adverse health effect on the liver and causes...
2-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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 Add to Favorites

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 Add to Favorites

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 Add to Favorites

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 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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