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Driving heart health

In September 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded funds to 28 state and local health departments across the United States to design, test and evaluate new, innovative approaches to address these significant health...
14-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

NSF award to provide new insights on how drinking water and public health systems interact

A research team at Wayne State University recently received a four-year, $1.57 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for its project, “Water and Health Infrastructure Resilience and Learning.” The award is part of a...
24-Sep-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New Nanotherapy Offers Hope in Treating Drug-Resistant Renal Cell Carcinoma

A research team led by Arun Iyer, Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Wayne State University, has developed a nanoplatform technology that works in combination with...
21-Sep-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Wayne State to develop rigorous computing system to better understand internal workings of the human body

A research team from Wayne State University’s College of Engineering received a nearly $500,000, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a rigorous computing system that will make it easier to understand and analyze the...
30-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Diagnostic Blood Test Helps Rule Out Need for CT Scans in Patients with Possible Traumatic Brain Injuries

Research conducted at the Wayne State University School of Medicine has helped confirm the effectiveness of a blood biomarker that can indicate if patients with a head injury can avoid a costly CT scan because the blood test results indicate no...
25-Jul-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


$1.54 Million NIH Grant to Wayne State to Identify Ways to Improve Cardiac Function in Heart Failure

With the help of a $1.54 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health, a research team from Wayne State University will establish a targeted approach to sustain cardiac function during an...
17-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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

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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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Wayne State University is one of the nation’s pre-eminent public research universities in an urban setting. Through its multidisciplinary approach to research and education, and its ongoing collaboration with government, industry and other institutions, the university seeks to enhance economic growth and improve the quality of life in the city of Detroit, state of Michigan and throughout the world.


Julie O'Connor
Director of Research Communications
Office of the Vice President for Research



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