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


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

NSF CAREER Award to Wayne State University Aims to Determine Causes of Seismic Anisotropy

Wayne State University researchers with the help of the National Science Foundation, are looking for the causes of seismic anisotropy.
2-Mar-2015 11:15 AM EST

Lycopene May Ward Off Kidney Cancer in Older Women

A higher intake by postmenopausal women of the natural antioxidant lycopene, found in foods like tomatoes, watermelon and papaya, may lower the risk of renal cell carcinoma, a type of kidney cancer.
2-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EST

NSF Grant to Impact Understanding of the Vesicle Transport System of Cells

Wayne State University’s Takeshi Sakamoto, biophysicist and assistant professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career...
25-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Major Study Sends Clear Safety Message to Prevent Brain Injury in Children

An exhaustive analysis of data from more than 40,000 cases of brain trauma in children – published by the authoritative New England Journal of Medicine – provides convincing evidence that protecting children in advance from head injuries is the...
7-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

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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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