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Wayne State University and Karmanos Cancer Institute to host two-day symposium focused on advancing health equity and the impact of COVID-19

Wayne State University and the Karmanos Cancer Institute will host the “Community-Engaged Research Symposium to Advance Health Equity: The Impact of Coronavirus Now and in the Future,” on Dec. 1 and 2. The virtual symposium is free and open to...
19-Nov-2020 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

MTRAC Innovation Hub for Advanced Computing awards $270,000 to Wayne State University artificial intelligence (AI) projects

The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Innovation Hub for Advanced Computing at Wayne State University recently awarded a combined $270,000 in funding to three transformative innovation research projects led by Wayne...
10-Nov-2020 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Wayne State receives DOE grant to develop catalysts for renewable energy generation

This research will focus on the development of efficient electrochemical systems for energy generation and storage. The proposed work will have a significant impact on the development of efficient energy conversion systems.
7-Aug-2020 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wayne State-led team explores link between diabetes, obesity and liver disease

Faculty from Wayne State University’s Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences are leading a team of researchers to understand the causal relationships between diabetes, obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in hopes of...
31-Jul-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Addressing the toxicity of cancer treatment costs

With the help of a grant from the American Cancer Society, researchers at Wayne State University are working on a patient-focused intervention to improve patient-provider treatment cost discussion and other patient outcomes related to the financial...
8-Jul-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wayne State researchers receive NSF funding to develop COVID-19 risk-prediction system

Due to COVID-19, there is an urgent need for a risk-prediction and update system so that individuals and various entities can be aware of the potential risk of infection when traveling locally, nationally or abroad. Wayne State is working on a...
26-Jun-2020 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wayne State researchers complete analysis on testing and reopening under COVID-19

A team of Wayne State University researchers has completed an analysis that studied specific industry characteristics as alternatives to guide industry openings in a way that lowers contagion risks and maximizes economic benefits until broader...
4-May-2020 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wayne State University team receives $1.98 million NIH award to develop diagnostic tests for sarcoidosis

With the help of a $1.98 million award from the NIH, Wayne State University researchers are working to develop biomarker technology for identification of biomarkers of sarcoidosis, an inflammatory disease of unknown causes that affects multiple...
4-Mar-2020 1:55 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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