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Wayne State researchers examine the role of glutamate in aging cognitive diseases

A research team at Wayne State University hopes to give clinicians tools for identifying the early signs of impending disease by measuring subtle deviations in the way the brain modulates its chemistry during the formation of new memories. Their...
8-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wayne State professor receives NSF CAREER award for vaccine adjuvant research

Haipeng Liu, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemical engineering at Wayne State University, received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation to fund his research on vaccine adjuvants that can improve the...
4-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wayne State College of Nursing receives $2.6M HRSA grant to expand BSN training in Detroit

The need for nurses who practice on community-based primary care and public health teams is growing. As health care moves from hospital settings to the community, these teams will need RNs working to the full scope of their license, particularly in...
29-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wayne State Professor Earns NSF CAREER Award to Improve Wireless Wearable Biosensors

ai-Yen Chen, Ph.D., assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Wayne State University’s College of Engineering, recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, the...
20-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wayne State Political Science Professor Receives NSF Funding to Explore Constraints on Policy Learning After Disasters

With the help of a $55,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, Kristin O’Donovan, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Wayne State University, will explore the limits on policy...
19-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wayne State University Searches for New Directions to Treat Barth Syndrome

The Barth Syndrome Foundation recently announced awardees from its 2017 grant cycle. Miriam Greenberg, Ph.D., professor of biological sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Wayne State University and a resident of Ann Arbor,...
28-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Novel Study Is First to Demonstrate Brain Mechanisms That Give “the Iceman” Unusual Resistance to Cold

Dutch adventurer Wim Hof is known as “The Iceman” for good reason. Hof established several world records for prolonged resistance to cold exposure, an ability he attributes to a self-developed set of techniques of breathing and meditation —...
28-Feb-2018 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Research Presents New Information About Flint Water Crisis

Based on a detailed statistical analysis of multiple datasets, the Flint Area Community Health and Environment Partnership (FACHEP) research team found that the majority of Legionnaires’ disease cases that occurred during the 2014-15 outbreak in...
8-Feb-2018 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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