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Blood biomarker shows “great promise” predicting progression to Alzheimer’s disease in at-risk population

Neuroscience researchers at Wayne State University published a review article that confirms the usefulness of neurofilament light (NfL) blood levels to predict the likelihood and rate of progression of neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease.
1-Sep-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research aims to uncover genetic and environmental risk factors of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

A $3 million, five-year award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences of the NIH aims to discover and validate the gene Х heavy metal (GXM) interactions in human livers and to understand their role in nonalcoholic fatty liver...
21-Aug-2023 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wayne State University researchers improve environmental monitoring applications

A research team from Wayne State University’s National Institutes of Health-funded Superfund Research Program, the Center for Leadership in Environmental Awareness and Research (CLEAR), recently published a paper that describes a new technique...
9-Aug-2023 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NIH awards $3M to Wayne State to impact Black youth with type 1 diabetes

A Wayne State University School of Medicine professor has received a $3 million award from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health to develop an intervention aimed at improving health...
19-Jul-2023 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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American Tinnitus Association elects Wayne State researcher as new chair

The American Tinnitus Association (ATA) has elected Jinsheng Zhang, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in Wayne State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, as the new chair of its...
2-Jun-2023 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wayne State to develop application to conduct automated motivational interviewing counseling focused on weight loss

The National Institute of Nursing Research of the National Institutes of Health has awarded Wayne State University a grant of nearly $404,000 to focus on modern artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that could aid weight loss counseling.
1-Jun-2023 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wayne State researcher receives $1.95 million NIH grant to study impact of inositol homeostasis on essential cellular functions

A researcher from Wayne State University’s Department of Biological Sciences has received a five-year, $1.95 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health to identify mechanisms that...
14-Apr-2023 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wayne State researchers develop new technology to easily detect active TB

A team of faculty from Wayne State University has discovered new technology that will quickly and easily detect active Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) infection antibodies.
13-Mar-2023 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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