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Wayne State and Henry Ford Health System to lead $4 million Detroit-based NIH HEAL Initiative to increase long-term recovery from opioid addiction

A team of researchers led by Wayne State University this week received one of 375 grant awards across 41 states made by the National Institutes of Health in fiscal year 2019 to apply scientific solutions to reverse the national opioid crisis.
26-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wayne State, Karmanos receive $3.1 million NIH grant to improve quality of life for African American cancer survivors

Funding from the National Cancer Institute will help a team of researchers from Wayne State University and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute to investigate the combined role that community, interpersonal and individual influences have on the...
25-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wayne State leading efforts to alleviate fatbergs

Worldwide, the occurrence of large-scale sewer blockages caused by the massive buildup of discarded fats, oils and greases (FOGs) is on the rise. The problem is getting more severe as solid waste products such as paper towels, sanitary products and...
18-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ReBUILDetroit program receives renewal of more than $19 million from National Institutes of Health

University of Detroit Mercy (Detroit Mercy) and Wayne State University’s (WSU) ReBUILDetroit program recently received a renewal grant of more than $19 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The ReBUILDetroit program...
30-Jul-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Midwives and nurse-midwives may underestimate the dangers of prenatal alcohol use

Alcohol use during pregnancy can have harmful consequences on the fetus including restricted growth, facial anomalies, and neurobehavioral problems. No amount of alcohol use during pregnancy has been proven safe. Yet a recent survey of midwives and...
29-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Detroit Cardiovascular Training Program Receives Big Boost From NIH

The Detroit Cardiovascular Training Program at Wayne State University received notice that funding from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will continue for the next five years with additional...
12-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wayne State fights “fatbergs”

A research team led by Carol Miller, professor of Civil and Environmental engineering at Wayne State, recently received an $80,000 grant from the National Science Foundation focused on "fatbergs." The team will utilize real-time video, pressure data...
15-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New memory study first to use intracranial recordings

A team of researchers led by Noa Ofen, Ph.D. at Wayne State University and Lisa Johnson, Ph.D., at the University of California-Berkeley, are addressing the critical gap in our understanding of how maturation of the prefrontal cortex drives memory...
19-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Consensus Statement Questions Science Behind Brain-Training Claims

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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.

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

julie.oconnor@wayne.edu

313-577-8845

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