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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

Consensus statement questions science behind brain-training claims
Thursday, November 6, 2014

DETROIT - The American population is aging. With advanced age comes concern about declining cognitive function. Can anything be done to slow or stop this decline? Vendors of so-called...

Wayne State’s Michigan Area Health Education Center receives $1.1 million grant from U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to enhance statewide network of regional centers
Friday, October 31, 2014

The Michigan Area Health Education Center (AHEC), a Wayne State University program that seeks to increase access to quality primary care providers in underserved communities, today announced that it...

Wayne State technology licensed by RetroSense Therapeutics gets “green light” for orphan drug designation for retinitis pigmentosa treatment
Thursday, October 30, 2014

DETROIT - Technology to restore vision through the use of a component of green algae developed by Zhuo-Hua Pan, Ph.D., scientific director of the Ligon Research Center of Vision at the Kresge Eye...


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