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Wayne State Receives $7.5 NIH Renewal for Environmental Center


Wayne State University received notice from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences of the National Institutes of Health of the $7.5 million renewal for five years of the Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors (CURES)....
2-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wayne State Researchers Suggest That Brain Networks at ‘Rest’ Are in Readiness for ‘Action’


Just as a sprinter’s body and muscles are ready for action as they wait for the starting gun to fire, brain networks at rest appear to be waiting in a state of potentiation to execute even the simplest of behaviors. This evidence comes from a...
10-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Wayne State’s Dr. Bernard Gonik Named a Jefferson Science Fellow


Bernard Gonik, M.D., professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology for the Wayne State University School of Medicine, has been selected as one of only 15 Jefferson Science Fellows by the U.S. Department of State.
9-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Vaginal Progesterone Reduces the Rate of Preterm Birth, Neonatal Complications,and Death in Twin Gestations with a Short Cervix

Treatment with vaginal progesterone reduced the risk of preterm birth, neonatal complications and death in pregnant women with twins and who have a short cervix— a risk factor for preterm birth— according to a meta-analysis of individual patient...
6-Mar-2017 9:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

WSU/KCI to Conduct Nation's Largest Study of Factors Affecting African Americans with Cancer

The Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine will launch the nation’s largest study of African American cancer survivors to better understand disproportionately high incidence and mortality from cancer and its impact...
27-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Wayne State University Research Team Develops New Diagnostic Tool to Identify Tinnitus in Animals

A team of researchers from Wayne State University has developed a behavioral tool that may significantly aid in understanding the underlying mechanisms of tinnitus, ultimately leading to new drugs and treatment methods.
19-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research Supports Role of Supernovas in Measuring Pace at Which the Universe Expands

A team of research scientists led by David Cinabro, professor of physics and astronomy in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Wayne State University, recently published a paper marking the importance of Type Ia Supernovas in measuring the...
6-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Wayne State University Leads Groundbreaking Research on Preterm Birth

Preterm birth — birth before 37 weeks of pregnancy — affects up to one in every six births in the United States and many other countries. In a recent study published in the premier biomedical research journal Nature Medicine, a team of...
22-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST 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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