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The Research Communications Office at Wayne State University is part of the Office of the Vice President for Research. Located on the sixth floor of 5057 Woodward, Research Communications provides important research information to the Wayne State community as well as highlight WSU research to diverse and key audiences through a variety of media.

The office publishes New Science magazine, a magazine that features the work of Wayne State researchers on a campus-wide and global scale, as well as a multitude of brochures and summary publications. Research Communications also maintains Wayne State’s research web presence.

Research Communications staff members coordinate special lectures and events throughout the year; design media kits and other resources for various events, meetings and recruiting efforts; author and edit news releases, media advisories and other promotional materials about Wayne State research awards and discoveries; and prepare a monthly newsletter, Research@Wayne, that spotlights faculty accomplishments, funding and commercialization opportunities and other research administration items.

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Current Press Releases

Wayne State research funded by NIH may develop next generation of vaccines against autoimmune diseases
Monday, October 27, 2014

DETROIT - A major barrier to treating autoimmune diseases such as Type 1 diabetes is the lack of methods to deliver the therapeutics to specific sites such as the lymph nodes. A researcher in Wayne...

Wayne State researcher receives Komen funding for Graduate Training in Breast Cancer Disparities Research program
Friday, October 24, 2014

Michele Cote, Ph.D., M.P.H., member of the Population Studies and Disparities Research Program at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and associate professor in the Department of Oncology at...

Institute of Gerontology director briefs Congress on seniors and fraud
Thursday, October 23, 2014

DETROIT - Peter Lichtenberg, director of the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University, will brief members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on Oct. 23 about the susceptibility...


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