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Wayne State awarded $2.5 million NIH grant to grow graduate training programs

Wayne State University recently received an Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) T32 training program grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health. This $2.5 million grant will...
16-Jun-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wayne State physics professor awarded DOE Early Career Research Program grant

Chun Shen, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics and astronomy in Wayne State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was awarded a five-year, $750,000 award from the U.S. Department of Energy's Early Career Research Program for his...
4-Jun-2021 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wayne State graduate student selected for DOE’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program

A Wayne State University graduate student was one of 78 recipients of the Department of Energy's Office of Science Graduate Student Research program's 2020 Solicitation 2 cycle for his project, "Experimental Research in High Energy Physics."
12-May-2021 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wayne State developing statewide mental health program to address stress among first responders and their families

The Wayne State University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences has teamed with the State of Michigan to develop a comprehensive behavioral and mental health training and support program for the state’s first responders and...
5-Mar-2021 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Move quickly to relax

A team of Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers led by Charles Chung, Ph.D., assistant professor of physiology, recently received a $1,894,271 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of...
11-Feb-2021 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Zinc may help with fertility during COVID-19 pandemic, researchers report

Wayne State University researchers have reported that zinc supplements for men and women attempting to conceive either naturally or through assisted reproduction during the COVID-19 pandemic may prevent mitochondrial damage in young egg and sperm...
4-Feb-2021 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Wayne State research team developing AI model to aid in early detection of SARS-CoV2 in children

Currently, there are no methods to discern the spectrum of COVID-19’s severity and predict which children with SARS-CoV-2 exposure will develop severe illness, including MIS-C. Because of this, there is an urgent need to develop a diagnostic...
3-Feb-2021 5:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research to assess negative impact of Arab American family migration stress on infant well-being

While the number of immigrants from Arab countries to the United States has steadily increased over the past several years, family and child health research on this population remains scarce. Wayne State University College of Nursing faculty to...
3-Feb-2021 10:45 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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