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‘Science’ features advances in understanding of preterm birth and discoveries made at Perinatology Research Branch of NIH, Wayne State University and Detroit Medical Center
DETROIT – The Aug. 15 edition of the prestigious journal Science features a major article about the most important...
NSF grant supports new concept for manufacturing nanoscale devices being developed at Wayne State University
DETROIT – A professor from Wayne State University’s College of Engineering recently received a $330,000 award from...
Breakthrough Study Sheds New Light on Best Medication for Children with Seizures
DETROIT – A recently published clinical study in the Journal of the American Medical Association has answered an urgent...
Important update on federal grant submissions
As the government shutdown enters its second week, please be reminded that the National Science Foundation and the National...
Shutdown guidance on NSF and NIH funded research
The following documents provide guidance to the research community regarding specific shutdown procedures for the National...
Wayne State receives American Diabetes Association grant to examine exercise’s effects on proteins in muscles
Research may optimize diabetes therapies and preventive treatment programs DETROIT — Exercise is known to greatly...
Followers' actions affect an organization's leadership capacity, Wayne State University education researcher finds
DETROIT — Members of an educational organization contribute to its leadership and can blend personal and social needs to...
Detroit Medical Center Physician and Chief of Perinatology Research Branch of NICHD/NIH at Wayne State University Dr. Roberto Romero Named Editor in Chief of American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
DETROIT - Roberto Romero, M.D., D.Med.Sci, Detroit Medical Center (DMC) physician and chief of the National Institutes of...
New Wayne State University multiple sclerosis study offers hope for MS patients
DETROIT — A groundbreaking study in multiple sclerosis focusing on “remyelination in the brain” has been...
Wayne State joins ranks to change how STEM fields are taught at the undergraduate level
Andrew Feig (Top) and Mathew Ouellett (Bottom) DETROIT — According to the National...
Wayne State University to host lecture with leading heart disease researcher from Stanford University
DETROIT — On Tuesday, September 10, 2013, Wayne State University will host the 2013 Ahmed H. Zewail Lecture, a program...
New surgical tool may help sleep apnea sufferers, Wayne State University researcher finds
DETROIT — A Wayne State University researcher’s innovative use of a new tool may make surgery a more viable option...
Wayne State sustainable computing and computer systems expert to serve as NSF program director
Detroit – Weisong Shi, Wayne State University professor of computer science, will serve as a program director in the...
Wayne State receives grant to reduce emissions of toxic substances by power plants into the Great Lakes
DETROIT — A team of Wayne State University researchers are working on a technology that could quickly and significantly...
Exchange program will send Wayne State University science students to Puerto Rico to learn, teach
Abigail Fusaro (Top) and Carly Nowicki (Bottom) DETROIT — Two Wayne State University...
Wayne State receives National Science Foundation grant for training future nanoengineers
DETROIT — According to the National Nano Initiative – a U.S. Government research and development initiative...
New book by Wayne State professor explores health at the nano scale
DETROIT — A Wayne State University School of Medicine professor has published a book that covers new advances in nano...
Study by Brown University and Wayne State University finds that more intestinal cells can absorb larger particles
A new study reports that the small intestine uses more cells than scientists had realized to absorb microspheres large enough...
Wayne State professor receives $1.76 million to investigate care management decisions in prostate cancer
Detroit – The American Cancer Society has awarded Wayne State University School of Medicine researcher and clinician...
Taking the Michigan left on the road
Research team led by Wayne State University to update national manual for highway designers; will aid in exporting the Michigan...
Dr. Mark Greenwald appointed member of study section for Center for Scientific Review of the National Institutes of Health
Mark Greenwald, Ph.D., professor of the Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and...
Wayne State receives NSF grant to develop strategic plan for field-based water research center
DETROIT — Wayne State University researchers announced today a $25,000 planning grant from the National Science Foundation to...
Wayne State University scientists identify neural origins of hot flashes in menopausal women
Robert Freedman Vaibhav Diwadkar DETROIT — A new study from neuroscientists at the...
Small worm's biological processes give clues to environmental effects on humans, Wayne State University researcher says
DETROIT — A Wayne State University researcher is using a tiny worm to better understand how human physiology and behavior...
Wayne State engineering professor wins NASF award
DETROIT – Yinlun Huang, professor of chemical engineering and materials science in Wayne State University’s...
NIH grant makes STaRs of eight Wayne State College of Nursing students
DETROIT – Eight Wayne State University undergraduate nursing students are gaining unique insight about the research field...
Race apparently a factor in sleep apnea, Wayne State University researcher finds
DETROIT — A Wayne State University researcher has found that sleep apnea severity is higher among African-American men in...
SEED Wayne unique among peers’ sustainable food programs
SEED Wayne is dedicated to building sustainable food systems on the campus of Wayne State University and in Detroit...
Wayne State awards $1.8 million to enhance multidisciplinary research
DETROIT — Wayne State University’s Office of the Vice President for Research today announced two research awards...
Wayne State University researcher using technology to help teacher candidates understand students' math problem solving patterns
DETROIT — A Wayne State University researcher is working to help mathematics teacher candidates make the transition from...
Wayne State University breakthrough research of essential molecule reveals important targets in diabetes and obesity
DETROIT – Insulin is the most potent physiological anabolic agent for tissue-building and energy storage, promoting the...
Wayne State welcomes undergraduates from around the country for physics research experience
DETROIT — On June 6, professors in Wayne State University’s Department of Physics kicked off WSU’s only...
Detecting lead hotspots in urban gardens requires different sampling strategies according to Wayne State research
Analyzing soil lead in an urban garden plot is important and sampling approaches may involve tradeoffs between finding...
Wayne State University researchers seek to determine impacts of differential speed limits on state freeways
DETROIT – Years of research have produced mixed views on whether different freeway speed limits for cars and trucks make...
Wayne State civil and environmental engineering professor wins national new faculty award for dynamic teaching
DETROIT (May 29, 2013) – If there’s one thing Shawn McElmurry, Wayne State University professor of civil and...
Understanding differences in job commitment types can lead to better correctional employees, Wayne State University researcher finds
DETROIT — Commitment to the job by correctional staff members cannot be bought but must be earned by an organization, a...
Wayne State University chair selected for national leadership program
DETROIT — Ratna Naik, Ph.D., chair and professor of physics and astronomy in Wayne State University’s College of...
Wayne State receives second year funding from the New Economy Initiative to build technology commercialization efforts
DETROIT — Wayne State University received notice of a $820,398 grant from the New Economy Initiative for Southeast...
Wayne State University names Joan C. Dunbar as associate vice president of technology commercialization
DETROIT — Hilary Ratner, Ph.D., vice president for research at Wayne State University, announced the appointment of Joan...
Wayne State researcher aims to make STEM education more accessible to Native American students
Detroit – Underrepresented minorities comprise approximately 30 percent of the U.S. population, but only 10 percent are...
Wayne State University researcher’s technique helps robotic vehicles find their way, help humans
DETROIT — A Wayne State University researcher understands that the three most important things about real estate also...
Wayne State University researcher's technique can help nanoparticles deliver drug treatments
DETROIT — A Wayne State University researcher has successfully tested a technique that can lead to more effective use of...
Wayne State researcher appointed adjunct foreign professor at prestigious Karolinska Institute
Detroit – Mark R. Luborsky, Ph.D., director of aging and health disparities research in the Institute of Gerontology...
Wayne State professor elected president-elect of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
Gerald Feldman DETROIT - Gerald Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.M.G., Wayne State University School of Medicine...
Wayne State professor selected to receive WSU's Career Development Chair Award
Vaibhav Diwadkar DETROIT - Vaibhav Diwadkar, Ph.D., associate professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral...
WSU study examines relationship between '91 Gulf War exposure, birth outcomes
Bengt Arnetz Hikmet Jamil...
Wayne State research finds psychological vulnerable older adults are more susceptible to experience fraud
Detroit – Researchers at Wayne State University, in collaboration with Illinois Institute of Technology, recently...
Wayne State University biotech startup, Advaita, to participate in new Michigan I-Corps program
DETROIT - Advaita, a Plymouth, MI biotechnology startup company spun out from Wayne State University, is one of 25 companies...
Wayne State University researchers seek calcium channels to target cancer tumors
Rod Braun Bruce Berkowitz DETROIT — Two Wayne State University researchers are...
Crime rate calculation method due for overhaul, Wayne State University researchers say
David Merolla, Ph.D. Zavin Nazaretian...
eTraining Self-Tests now on Blackboard
Tests for eTraining modules can now be found on Blackboard using your Access ID and Password. In the "My Classes&quot...
Tipping points: Restaurant service linked to customer demographics, race, Wayne State University researcher finds
DETROIT — Restaurant servers are more likely to give better service to patron types they believe are more inclined to tip...
Wayne State to host “The Science of Optics: The History of Art” - April 4
DETROIT – Wayne State University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy will host the 2013 Vaden W. Miles Memorial...
Wayne State University researcher chronicles, gives new name to exhaustion suffered by cancer treatment patients
DETROIT — The fatigue experienced by patients undergoing cancer treatments has long been recognized by health care...
Wayne State technology licensed by RetroSense Therapeutics receives Notice of Allowance for U.S. patent application for new approaches to vision restoration
DETROIT — Technology to restore vision through the use of a component of green algae developed by Dr. Zhuo-Han Pan...
Study led by Wayne State researcher shows airborne dust in urban areas is primary culprit in rise and fall of lead levels in children
DETROIT – A team of researchers led by Shawn P. McElmurry, Ph.D., P.E., assistant professor of civil and environmental...
Wayne State University professor selected for prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship
DETROIT — Wen Li, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry in Wayne State University’s College of Liberal Arts and...
Wayne State University researcher’s techniques enable more, faster testing of biological liquids
DETROIT — Two National Science Foundation (NSF) grants to a Wayne State University researcher could amount to far more...
WSU neuroscientists capture brain connectivity in human fetuses
Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers have shown for the first time that brain connectivity in human fetuses...
Long-distance love: technology can help relationships survive this Valentine’s Day, Wayne State University researcher says
DETROIT — Whether they’re in the same house or continents apart this Valentine’s Day, romantic partners have...
Benign breast disease factors could put African-American women at risk for cancer, Wayne State University researcher finds
DETROIT — A Wayne State University researcher has identified characteristics in benign breast disease associated with...
Ants’ behavior leads to Wayne State University researcher’s method for optimizing product development time, costs
DETROIT – Trying to find just the right balance of time spent in meetings and time performing tasks is a tough problem...
Wayne State University physicians embark on study to improve identification of women at high risk of stroke
DETROIT— A team of Wayne State University School of Medicine physicians will seek to develop methods to better identify...
Michigan’s University Research Corridor R&D Spending Growth Surpasses Other Leading U.S. Research Clusters
URC responsible for $15.5 billion in statewide economic impact, 74,000 direct and indirect Michigan jobs, $375 million in state...
Wayne State University researcher to evaluate success of text message diabetes intervention
DETROIT — A Wayne State University researcher has received a combined $36,000 in grants from the Southeastern Michigan...
Wayne State University biotech startup Advaita receives prestigious NIH CAP award
Sorin Draghici, Ph.D. DETROIT - Advaita Corporation, a spinout company from Wayne State University, was...
Wayne State University researcher working to make intersections safer
DETROIT — A Wayne State University researcher is part of a federally funded effort that could lead to safer...
Wayne State University researchers publish important study on problem gambling
DETROIT — Pathological gambling affects up to 2 percent of the population in North America, and as legalized gambling...
Computer network upgrades will put Wayne State University researchers in the fast lane
DETROIT – Researchers at Wayne State University are about to experience a power surge in the ability to do their jobs...
Wayne State University researcher’s test system to provide automated, faster detection of invasive species in shipboard ballast water
DETROIT — A Wayne State University researcher is working to create a device ships can carry to avoid bringing new...
Environment-genetics combination appears linked to children’s early antisocial behavior, Wayne State University researcher finds
DETROIT - Both nature and nurture appear to be significant factors in early antisocial behaviors of adopted children, a Wayne...
Wayne State University researcher’s work could result in shorter, sharper MRI scans, earlier diagnoses
Diagnoses of cancer, heart disease, stroke and rheumatoid arthritis could happen faster with technology being developed by a...
Wayne State University researcher part of international effort to understand chemical movement, processes in oceans
DETROIT - From the middle of the country, a Wayne State University researcher is working to advance understanding of the...
Wayne State study focuses on returning wounded soldiers to meaningful civilian lives
Cathy Lysack, Ph.D. Mark Luborsky, Ph.D...
High-strength material advancements at Wayne State University may lead to new, life-saving steel
DETROIT— There has been great advancements in the development of the high-strength steel and the need for additional...
New book on physics principles by Wayne State professor explains life as we know it
DETROIT — A new book that delves into the unexpected properties of life at the nanoscale was released this week by Basic...
Wayne State University receives Grand Challenges Explorations grants for groundbreaking research in global health and development
Jeffrey Withey, Ph.D. Paul Kilgore, M.P.H., M.D...
Wayne State University startup biotech company receives Michigan Emerging Technologies Fund award
Sorin Draghici, Ph.D. DETROIT - Advaita Corporation, a startup company based on technology developed at...
Teen conference at Wayne State turns strangers into friends
DETROIT — Michigan’s longest-running teen conference continues at Wayne State University on Tuesday, Oct. 30, when...
Wayne State University chemist’s research, podcast featured in prominent journal
A Wayne State University researcher’s take on the current state of brain chemical analysis is the cover story in a recent...
WSU researchers find the missing link between mental health disorders and chronic diseases in Iraq war refugees
Subjects who fled Iraq after Gulf War were 43 times more likely to suffer from obstructive sleep apnea DETROIT – Wayne...
Wayne State NIDA-funded researcher named fellow of the American Psychological Association; presents research at numerous professional meetings in 2012
DETROIT - Dr. Steven Ondersma, associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences in Wayne State...
Institute of Gerontology employee wins top ‘Ability is Ageless’ award
DETROIT — Odessa Jackson won a Most ABLE award from Operation ABLE of Michigan for her positive work ethic, special...
New treatments for epilepsy, behavioral disorders could result from Wayne State University studies
Jeff Loeb, M.D., Ph.D. Three studies conducted as part of Wayne State University’s Systems Biology of...
Wayne State University researcher receives NSF funding to lay scientific foundation for operations of patient-centered medical home models
Kai Yang, Ph.D. DETROIT — The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model is an emerging team-based...
$2.7 million grant renewal to Wayne State University and the University of Michigan continues fight to improve African American health
DETROIT — The Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University in partnership with the University of Michigan Institute...
Wayne State University researcher’s calculations will help unlock new energy sources
DETROIT — A Wayne State University researcher is part of a national project to find accessible sources of natural...
$2.8 million grant allows Developmental Disabilities Institute at Wayne State University to continue its mission
DETROIT — Michigan residents with disabilities, along with their families, can look forward to five more years of service...
Wayne State University establishes veterinary care partnerships with four animal shelters
DETROIT — Wayne State University announced partnerships with four local animal shelters to provide veterinary care for...
CDC funds Wayne State University research to understand, prevent teen dating violence
Poco Kernsmith, Ph.D. Joanne Smith-Darden, Ph.D...
Wayne State University researcher recognized by American Psychological Association
DETROIT — The American Psychological Association’s Committee on Aging recently presented its Award for the...
Wayne State University research team proposes new type of nanocarriers to treat cancer and inflammatory diseases
A Wayne State University (WSU) research team in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has developed a...
International ‘ENCODE’ project reveals function of human genome; Massive catalog ‘like Google Maps for the human genome,’ includes work by WSU professor
Detroit – Leonard Lipovich’s determination to prove genetic matter once deemed “junk” has a place in...
Wayne State employee appointed to state commission on aging
LANSING, Mich. – Patricia Rencher, community education coordinator for the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State...
Wayne State University researchers say adolescent smoking prevention programs still critical
DETROIT — While many might see the case for programs to prevent adolescent cigarette smoking as already made, a pair of...
Wayne State University researcher’s flexible electronics technology could lead to new health care, medical uses
DETROIT — A Wayne State University researcher has developed technology that opens new possibilities for health care and...
New fetal cell collection method could improve genetic analysis, disorder detection, Wayne State University researchers say
DETROIT — Wayne State University researchers are testing a way to determine the status of fetal chromosomes that could...
State of Michigan adopts NIH’s PRB progesterone therapy to combat infant mortality
DETROIT — The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) has unveiled the state’s Infant Mortality Reduction...
Wayne State research team finds possible clue to progression of MS
DETROIT — Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers, working with colleagues in Canada, have found that one...
Trust in management, supervisors is key to avoiding correctional staff job burnout, Wayne State University researcher finds
DETROIT — Correctional facility employees who trust supervisors and management are less likely to experience job burnout...
Wayne State University teams up with MIT to discover how brain mechanisms for memory retrieval differ between children and adults
DETROIT — Neuroscientists from Wayne State University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are taking a...
Wayne State University researcher’s program targets safer river fishing, anglers’ health
DETROIT — While Michigan environmental programs are slowly reducing toxins in lakes and rivers, human consumption of...
Algae extract increases good cholesterol levels, Wayne State University researcher finds
Detroit - A Wayne State University researcher has found that an extract from algae could become a key to regulating...
Wayne State University part of team that discovered new subatomic particle; WSU scientists available for comment regarding July 4 CERN announcement
DETROIT — At a seminar held at CERN today in Geneva, Switzerland, the ATLAS and CMS experiments presented their latest...
Wayne State University part of Tevatron scientists that announced final results on the Higgs particle; WSU scientists available for comment regarding July 4 CERN announcement
DETROIT — After more than 10 years of gathering and analyzing data produced by the U.S. Department of Energy’s...
Wayne State University researcher seeks to understand link between obesity, flu severity
DETROIT — The recent H1N1 flu pandemic was found to be particularly dangerous to obese people, and a Wayne State...
Wayne State University researcher’s work could be big step toward anti-diabetes drug compounds
DETROIT — A Wayne State University researcher is seeking to better understand what triggers the death of a type of cell...
Wayne State University researcher seeks to understand effect of dog-human interaction on social skills
DETROIT — It may seem intuitive to believe that working with animals has a positive effect on people, but a Wayne State...
Wayne State University receives ‘gold seal’ for research protections
DETROIT — Following a rigorous evaluation process, Wayne State University’s research program involving human...
WSU study finds overwhelming evidence of hidden heart disease in hypertensive African-Americans
DETROIT — A Wayne State University School of Medicine study has found that an overwhelming majority of African-American...
Wayne State University researcher examines protein’s role in diabetic retinopathy
DETROIT — A Wayne State University researcher believes a protein that fails to reach the nucleus of retinal cells may...
Wayne State University professor part of international research team making major breakthrough on black holes
DETROIT — Wayne State University has collaborated with an international team of astronomers using data from the European...
Wayne State University researcher’s information technology solution helps disabled make better wheelchair selections
DETROIT — A Wayne State University researcher has introduced computer technology that makes it easier for people who need...
Wayne State University researchers say genes and vascular risk modify effects of aging on brain and cognition in healthy adults
Andrew Bender Naftali Raz, Ph.D DETROIT...
Wayne State University study targets patterns of excessive alcohol use and life commitments in at-risk young adults
DETROIT — A Wayne State University researcher believes a better understanding of risk factors for excessive alcohol use...
Benchmark study: Michigan research universities rank among nation's best for developing 21st century talent
Michigan's University Research Corridor (URC) institutions continue to competitively rank among the top research innovation...
Perinatology Research Branch at Wayne State University/DMC discover window of opportunity to prevent cerebral palsy
Researchers at the Perinatology Research Branch of the National Institutes of Health, located at the Wayne State University...
Wayne State University names Joan C. Dunbar as interim associate vice president of technology commercialization
DETROIT — Wayne State University announces the appointment of Joan C. Dunbar, Ph.D. of Bloomfield, Mich., as interim...
Wayne State University researcher gets grant to assess road bridge conditions in Michigan
DETROIT — State officials have engaged a Wayne State University College of Engineering researcher in their effort to make...
Wayne State to host Marqueta C. Huyck Lecture in Nutrition, focused on benefits of functional foods
The Department of Nutrition and Food Science in Wayne State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites the...
Wayne State University researcher seeks to determine a link between genome instability, chronic fatigue syndrome
A national foundation has sought out a Wayne State University researcher in an effort to discover whether overall genome...
Wayne State University researcher part of national effort to optimize antibiotics use
DETROIT — Because infectious microorganisms are becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics, a Wayne State University...
Pre-seed venture fund for students launches at Wayne State University
DETROIT — When the next breakthrough technology is conceived on a university campus, pondered over in a late-night study...
Federal grants will enable innovative wireless networking and applications, Wayne State University researchers say
Hongwei Zhang Wayne State University researchers are helping create the future in metropolitan Detroit with...
Children at risk for schizophrenia show disordered brain networks in childhood, adolescence, Wayne State University researchers say
DETROIT — A team of neuroscientists led by a Wayne State University School of Medicine professor has discovered stark...
Wayne State University researcher examines effects of jack pine wildfire remnants on ecosystem
DETROIT — Successful efforts to restore populations of an endangered bird species in northern lower Michigan have cleared...
Wayne State University to host Vaden W. Miles Memorial Lecture with guest speaker Colonel Terry Virts, NASA astronaut
Detroit — Wayne State University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy will host the 2012 Vaden W. Miles Memorial...
Wayne State research reveals improved method for paramedics to stop prolonged seizures
DETROIT – Drug delivery directly into muscle using an autoinjector is faster and may be more effective in stopping...
Wayne State physicians prove targeted tumor freezing therapy increases survival rates in ovarian cancer patients
Hyun Bang, M.D. Peter Littrup, M.D...
RetroSense Therapeutics receives grant from the Foundation Fighting Blindness for Wayne State University-licensed technology
ETROIT – Technology to restore vision through the use of a component of green algae — developed by a Wayne State...
Wayne State University researcher’s model will target causes of everyday MS symptoms
Detroit — Annoying, frustrating symptoms like difficulty hearing or remembering things can complicate everyday living for...
NIH’s National Library of Medicine acquires papers of distinguished Wayne State University professor
DETROIT — The National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world’s largest medical...
Wayne State University hosts Water@Wayne seminar Feb. 9
DETROIT — Wayne State University is hosting its next Water@Wayne seminar on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 2:30 p.m. in the WSU...
Strategy shift with age can lead to navigational difficulties, Wayne State University researcher finds
Detroit - A Wayne State University researcher believes studying people’s ability to find their way around may help...
Wayne State University researcher’s testing project aims to reduce HIV, AIDS among African-Americans
DETROIT — A grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, administered by the Michigan Department of...
Wayne State University faculty member named associate editor of prestigious neuropsychology journal
DETROIT — The Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology has named Lisa Rapport, Ph.D., professor of psychology...
Wayne State University professor among top 2 percent nationally, engineering institute says
DETROIT — Howard W.T. Matthew, Ph.D., professor of chemical engineering, materials science and biomedical engineering at...
Wayne State University to convene childhood epilepsy training in sub-Saharan Africa
DETROIT — A Wayne State University School of Medicine physician and researcher will convene a vital training workshop on...
Wayne State University research to shed light on bone metastasis in prostate cancer
DETROIT — Prostate cancer is the most frequent and second deadliest cancer men face. A team of Wayne State University...
NSF grant will help Wayne State University professors’ mathematical modeling of fatty liver predictors
Howard Matthew Yinlun Huang Detroit -...
Treatment with light benefits Alzheimer’s patients, Wayne State University researcher finds
Detroit - Exposure to light appears to have therapeutic effects on Alzheimer’s disease patients, a Wayne State University...
More efficient structural failure probability calculation method could improve consistency levels, Wayne State University researcher says
Current approaches to calculating failure probability in complex engineering structures can be inefficient and result in...
Wayne State University professor receives INFORMS® President’s Award; Pioneering work helps high school students embrace math skills in daily life; advises government officials with financial constraints
DETROIT — The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®) has awarded Kenneth R. Chelst...
Researcher at Wayne State University receives DOD grant to study progression of ductal carcinoma; Study may provide insight on slowing or halting invasion of breast cancer
DETROIT — A Wayne State University School of Medicine post-doctoral researcher has secured a significant grant to study...
Soybean components enhance effects of cancer radiotherapy, preserve normal tissue, Wayne State University researcher finds
A Wayne State University researcher has shown that compounds found in soybeans can make radiation treatment of lung cancer...
Study by Wayne State University researcher shows early studies on cellphone conversations likely overestimated crash risk
DETROIT — A Wayne State University study published in the January 2012 issue of the journal Epidemiology points out that...
Wayne State University researcher presents findings on drugs that lead to killing of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma tumors
A Wayne State University researcher believes he has found a safer, more effective way to keep cancer cells from protecting...
Nanoparticles help researchers deliver steroids to retina; research at Wayne State University, Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins offers potential treatment for macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa
DETROIT — Hitching a ride into the retina on nanoparticles called dendrimers offers a new way to treat age-related...
Fish may provide answers to stopping disease spread, Wayne State University researcher says
A small fish may prove useful to understanding a worldwide health problem, if a Wayne State University researcher is...
Wayne State faculty to help streamline dual Medicare and Medicaid services in Michigan
DETROIT - Thomas B. Jankowski, Ph.D., has been appointed to the Michigan Department of Community Health committee tasked with...
Better CMT outcome measurement is Wayne State University physician’s goal
A Wayne State University physician is seeking a better way to determine the effectiveness of treatments for Charcot-Marie-Tooth...
Wayne State University research team receives new NIH grant to study numerical processing in infants with fetal alcohol disorders
DETROIT — Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) are one of the most common causes of birth defects worldwide and are...
Wayne State University researcher receives $1.9 million from NIH to create roadmap for novel cystic fibrosis treatments
DETROIT — Cystic fibrosis, one of the most common chronic lung and digestive system diseases in children and adults, is...
Wayne State University researchers receive NIH funding to study novel treatment for antibiotic-resistant bacteria
DETROIT — The bacteria Enterococcus can cause infections that typically target the digestive tract or bowel; if the...
Wayne State University study of therapeutic marijuana use could impact states’ policies, guide patient treatment regimens
A $1.5 million grant to a Wayne State University researcher from the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National...
Wayne State University receives $1.7 million from NIH to develop a computer-delivered intervention for drug use among at-risk post-partum women
DETROIT — A team of researchers at Wayne State University’s Parent Health Lab in the School of Medicine have...
Wayne State University receives $655,500 grant from NIH to develop a computer-delivered intervention for alcohol use among pregnant women
DETROIT — A team of researchers at Wayne State University’s Parent Health Lab in the School of Medicine have...
Wayne State University study of heroin users to examine links between stress, drug use
A Wayne State University researcher is using a three-year, $1.55 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the...
Wayne State University study of heroin users to examine links between stress, drug use
A Wayne State University researcher is using a three-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the...
Wayne State to participate in nationwide staging of plays to promote marriage equality
DETROIT — On Monday, Nov. 7, a group of Wayne State University faculty and students in the Department of Theatre will...
RetroSense Therapeutics announces license agreement with Wayne State University for breakthrough approaches to vision restoration
DETROIT — RetroSense Therapeutics, LLC, a Michigan-based company, announced that it has executed its exclusive, worldwide...
$1.7 million NIH grant will help Wayne State University researchers prepare girls to study health-related disciplines in college
Detroit - Wayne State University faculty are collaborating on a federally funded effort to minimize health disparities...
Students experience real-world research through Wayne State University summer programs
A number of local students, along with their peers from institutions in other parts of the country, are beginning the fall...
Wayne State awarded $3 million grant from NIH to study effects of risky family environments on childhood asthma
DETROIT — According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, asthma is the third ranking cause of hospitalization...
Wayne State University to host Yamasaki Lecture; Guest speaker John Gallagher to present “Before Yamasaki: Detroit Architecture Between the Wars”
DETROIT — Veteran journalist and author John Gallagher will present “Before Yamasaki: Detroit Architecture Between...
Michigan's URC a critical asset in state's economic recovery
At the forefront of Michigan’s economic resurgence is the University Research Corridor, an alliance of Michigan’s...
Wayne State University researcher developing treatments for Parkinson’s disease with help of $2.15 million NIH grant
DETROIT – A Wayne State University professor is leading research efforts to develop new treatment options to slow the...
Wayne State University study aims to improve diabetes management in high-risk youth
A little motivation for parents could go a long way toward improving young diabetes patients’ ability to manage their own...
Leading scientists and community leaders to meet at the “MI H2O Conference: Research Shaping Michigan’s Water Future” in Detroit, September 28-29, 2011
The three University Research Corridor (URC) partners — Michigan State University, University of Michigan and Wayne State...
Wayne State University partners with Toyota on safety research
DETROIT – Two Wayne State University research groups have teamed up with the Toyota Technical Center, a division of...
EPA grants help Wayne State University researchers stave off Great Lakes environmental invaders
Two U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grants are helping a Wayne State University researcher keep new non-native...
Wayne State University researcher to study spinal muscular atrophy – number one genetic killer of children under 2
DETROIT – Graham Parker, Ph.D., assistant professor of research in the Department of Pediatrics at Wayne State...
Philip Cunningham appointed Wayne State University’s assistant vice president for research compliance
DETROIT – Hilary Ratner, Ph.D., vice president for research at Wayne State University, has announced that Philip...
Mother-son ties change over time, influence teen boys’ behavior, Wayne State University study finds
DETROIT – Relationships between mothers and their sons change during childhood and adolescence, however, not all...
WSU-MCCC partnership a finalist for 2011 Automation Alley award
The Education Partnership in Advanced Automotive Technology between Wayne State University and Macomb Community College is...
Wayne State startup company NextCAT awarded nearly $500,000 from NSF for Phase II SBIR
DETROIT — NextCAT, Inc., a Wayne State University startup company, has received a Phase II Small Business Innovation...
Measurement tools for traffic crash injury severity improving according to Wayne State University study
Efforts to improve traffic safety have been aided by mathematical models that allow researchers to better assess those factors...
NIH awards WSU researcher $1.39M to study chromatin’s role in cell division: Findings to refine cancer research
DETROIT – The National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health recently awarded Lori...
WSU press event to launch online initiative for the disabled
DETROIT - A new Web-based initiative designed to identify and solve problems in rehabilitation, health care and daily living...
Wayne State University researcher discovers antibiotic useful for localized treatment of bone wear
DETROIT – Total joint replacement surgeries can help relieve joint pain common in people with conditions like...
American Psychological Association honors Wayne State University researcher for improving lives of older adults
Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D. DETROIT – Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D., professor of psychology and director of...
Wayne State University wins $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to foster science and research careers
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced a five-year grant...
Wayne State University professor serving as research mentor to Grosse Pointe Public Schools teacher
Detroit - Patrick Mueller, Ph.D., assistant professor of physiology in Wayne State University’s School of Medicine, is...
Wayne State University researcher receives National Science Foundation award to develop neural implants
DETROIT – Neural implants have the potential to treat disorders and diseases that typically require long-term treatment...
NIH awards WSU researcher $1.7 million to study non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
DETROIT – Kezhong Zhang, Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular medicine and genetics and of immunology and microbiology...
Wayne State University researchers examining how toxicity of fatty acids links obesity and diabetes; Research may lead to new anti-obesity drugs
DETROIT – Though it generally is known that obesity dramatically increases the risk for type 2 diabetes, the biological...
Invisible poverty: One in three Michigan seniors can’t afford basics according to Wayne State University study
Michigan’s older adults are more likely to be poor and at greater risk of not being able to afford their basic living...
Environmental factors predict underserved children’s physical activity, Wayne State University researcher finds
DETROIT – In 2005, Jeffrey Martin, Ph.D., professor of kinesiology, health and sport studies in Wayne State...
Severity of spinal cord injury in adults has no impact on how they rate their health, Wayne State University research finds
Cathy Lysack, Ph.D. Stewart Neufeld, Ph.D...
Wayne State University engineering student receives American Tinnitus Association award
DETROIT – Na Zhu, a Wayne State University College of Engineering student, has received the 2011 American Tinnitus...
Wayne State University researcher argues that sex reduces genetic variation
DETROIT – Biology textbooks maintain that the main function of sex is to promote genetic diversity. But Henry Heng...
Health providers should emphasize breast cancer screening, Wayne State University research finds
Rosalie Young, Ph.D. DETROIT – Wayne State University researchers believe medical practitioners can...
Religion benefits traumatic brain injury victims, Wayne State University research finds
DETROIT – Brigid Waldron-Perrine, Ph.D., a recent graduate from Wayne State University, and her mentor, Lisa J. Rapport...
Wayne State University announces research enhancement program in the arts and humanities awards totaling over $194,000
DETROIT – Wayne State University Vice President for Research and Interim Dean of the Graduate School Hilary H. Ratner...
Wayne State University researchers win grant from the National Science Foundation to target tinnitus
Yong Xu Jinsheng Zhang DETROIT — A...
Wayne State University first-year engineering students selected as finalists in design competition
L to R - Brandon Heid, Hajra Khan, Ali Abdallah, and Nigel Valikodath DETROIT — A team of four Wayne...
Wayne State University professor honored for commitment to multiple sclerosis research
DETROIT— The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers has honored a Wayne State University professor and department chair...
Wayne State University professor receives lifetime achievement award for research on Iraqi refugee and immigrant health disorders
DETROIT— A Wayne State University professor of family medicine and public health sciences has been recognized for his...
URC report: Information technology sector shows potential for Michigan
The University Research Corridor has released a new report that shows how the information and communication technology industry...
Wayne State University to study the role of vitamin D in African-Americans with high blood pressure
DETROIT — A Wayne State University School of Medicine physician researcher has received a $1.9 million National...
Wayne State University researcher receives NSF CAREER Award to redesign wireless networking
DETROIT — The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated in a 2009 report that each year more than 1.2 million people die...
Tej Mattoo presented at the International Congress of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine
Tej Mattoo, M.D., D.C.H., F.R.C.P., professor of Pediatrics for the Wayne State University School of Medicine, was invited to...
Wayne State University study finds super bacteria in local meat
DETROIT — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that the June 2011 issue of Emerging...
Wayne State University researchers find new way to examine major depressive disorder in children
David Rosenberg, MD DETROIT — A landmark study by scientists at Wayne State University published in...
World premiere of Wayne State University composed orchestral commission to take place in Torino, Italy
Chris Collins James Hartway DETROIT...
String Project@Wayne named String Project of the Year; students to perform at free concert at Orchestra Hall May 14
Laura Roelofs DETROIT — The American String Teachers Association...
URC researchers team up on winning proposals
University Research Corridor seed funding of more than $750,000 will support two major environmental health studies including...
Wayne State student awarded prestigious NSF graduate research fellowship
DETROIT — Keith Zabel, a psychology doctoral student in Wayne State University’s College of Liberal Arts and...
WSU files for patent on researcher's vaccine technology for Chlamydia
DETROIT — A Wayne State University School of Medicine researcher has developed a potential first ever vaccine for...
Wayne State University chosen as Michigan’s sole participant in EcoCAR 2
DETROIT — A team of Wayne State University students from the College of Engineering have been chosen to participate in...
Wayne State University researcher appointed executive guest editor of Current Pharmaceutical Design
DETROIT — Asfar S. Azmi, Ph.D., research associate in WSU’s School of Medicine and resident of Westland, Mich...
Teaching with technology: WSU professor examines status quo, benefits of online learning in Canada
DETROIT — The Keeywaytinook tribe in northern Ontario, Canada, couldn’t afford a high school, and its youth, some...
Wayne State leads study to improve management of cancer pain in African Americans
DETROIT — Nearly all patients with advanced cancer experience severe pain, and almost half of all other cancer patients...
WSU researcher awarded $900,000 to determine common genetic link among Gulf War Illness patients
DETROIT— For nearly two decades following the 1991 Gulf War, doctors noticed a trend in many of veterans of that...
Wayne State University students study risk factors of common diseases in rural India New ambulance service set up by students in remote village saving lives
Chandramouli Mandalaparty...
WSU/KCI researchers identify novel pathway in lung cancer to make chemotherapy more effective
ORLANDO, Fla. – Scientists from Wayne State University and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit presented...
Soy increases effectiveness of radiation at killing lung cancer, Wayne State University study shows
DETROIT—A component in soybeans increases radiation's ability to kill lung cancer cells, according to a Wayne State...
WSU/KCI researchers couple tumor cryoablation with immunotherapy to improve tumor immunity
ORLANDO, Fla. – Scientists from Wayne State University and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit presented...
WSU/KCI scientists explore role of tumor suppressor gene in inhibiting prostate cancer cell metastasis
Ivory Dean ORLANDO, Fla. – Scientists at Wayne State University and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer...
Wayne State University hosts seminar on legal and regulatory issues associated with nanotechnology
DETROIT — Wayne State University is hosting a seminar on legal and regulatory issues associated with nanotechnology on...
Tugging of extracellular matrix creates “come hither” stimulus for cancer migration, Wayne State University study proves
DETROIT – Ninety percent of cancer deaths resulted from metastasis, the spread of cancer to different areas in the body...
The URC presidents - Allan Gilmour, Mary Sue Coleman and Lou Anna Simon - discussed building businesses and jobs in Michigan at a WWJ 950 Newsradio event.
The URC presidents - Allan Gilmour, Mary Sue Coleman and Lou Anna Simon - discussed building businesses and jobs in Michigan at...
Chasing the pot of gold: WSU study shows classifying gambling subtypes does not predict treatment outcomes
DETROIT — Approximately two million adults in the United States meet criteria for pathological gambling, and another four...
URC Presidents map out Michigan’s transformation, new businesses and jobs
LANSING –. The presidents of the University Research Corridor institutions and the Michigan Economic Development Corp...
Wayne State study links testosterone with men’s ability to “woo” potential mates
DETROIT — Theories have long proposed that testosterone influences competition among males trying to attract females...
Wayne State University researcher receives grant to understand how nature compensates gene imbalance between males and females: Findings may bring greater understanding to human genome regulation
DETROIT—Many multi-cellular animals use sex chromosomes to determine sex. In fruit flies and in humans, this produces XX...
Wayne State University welcomes Andrew M. Olson as commercialization principal
DETROIT—Wayne State University announced the appointment of Andrew M. Olson of Canton, Mich. as commercialization...
Wayne State University to host Vaden W. Miles Memorial Lecture: "SUSY and the Lords of the Ring: Supersymmetry Theory"
Detroit – Wayne State University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy will host the 2011 Vaden W. Miles Memorial...
Wayne State University researcher creates personalized therapy that causes cancer cells to kill themselves
A Wayne State University School of Medicine physician-researcher has developed a personalized therapy to treat a wide range of...
Wayne State University researchers publish results settling multiple sclerosis debate: Findings support therapeutic approach for common form of MS
DETROIT—In an effort to develop therapeutic remedies for multiple sclerosis, scientists debate two possible...
NextCAT Inc. secures license agreement for advanced biofuel technology from Wayne State University
DETROIT—NextCAT Inc., a Detroit-based company, announced that it has secured a license agreement for advanced biofuel...
Enhance your romance: Wayne State study shows that going out with other couples may be good for relationships
DETROIT— Romantic relationships often start out as enjoyable or even exciting, but sometimes may become routine and...
WSU study finds younger stroke victims benefit from earlier MRIs, ambulance rides to ER
Detroit - While the American Stroke Association reports that stroke is the third leading cause of death and one of the top...
Important New Export Control Regulations on I-129 Petitions for Non-Immigrant Workers
New United States citizenship and Immigration Services regulations become active November 23, 2010, and the use of a new...
Inaugural Minoru Yamasaki lecture will highlight legendary history and design of several Wayne State University buildings
DETROIT–When Minoru Yamasaki designed the diamond-patterned skylight of Wayne State University’s McGregor Memorial...
Wayne State University researcher reviews link between frataxin and iron-sulfur clusters; research offers clues to mechanisms behind childhood-onset disorder, Friedreich’s ataxia
DETROIT—Friedreich’s ataxia is a childhood-onset disorder that causes progressive sensory and muscle loss. The...
Nobel Laureate to speak at Wayne State on molecular machine that produces the “energy currency of life”
DETROIT– Discussing the molecular machine that synthesizes the energy necessary to sustain life, 1997 Nobel Chemistry...
Detroit-based NextCAT Inc. secures $250,000 from Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund to commercialize biodiesel technology developed at Wayne State University’s National Biofuels Energy Lab
DETROIT- NextCAT Inc., a Detroit-based company, announced that it has received $250,000 in seed funding from the Michigan...
Wayne State University to host International Saturated Fat Symposium Experts from WSU, USDA, Harvard, Malaysia, United Kingdom and others to present
DETROIT— Wayne State University’s Department of Nutrition and Food Science in the College of Liberal Arts and...
Wayne State University’s E2 Detroit conference Oct. 13 to inspire attendees on creating a business in a down economy
DETROIT—Wayne State University and TechTown, WSU’s business incubator, will host the sixth annual E2 Detroit...
Campus-wide inventory and disposal of controlled substances
This message is for all faculty and research lab personnel with "controlled substances" in their labs. The Office of...
Wayne State University announces sixth annual E2 Detroit conference with keynote speaker Josh Linkner, founder and chairman of ePrize
Josh Linkner DETROIT—Wayne State University and TechTown, WSU’s business incubator, will host...
Business Accelerator Network for Southeast Michigan Announces Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition
The Business Accelerator Network for Southeast Michigan, a new region-wide network for building and retaining new business in...
Wayne State University researcher receives funding renewal for study on light-activated cancer therapy
DETROIT – Understanding how light-activated cancer drugs illuminate and destroy malignant tissue is the focus of a...
July 20 - Bridge Funding Program Application Deadline
Wayne State University researcher receives more than $800,000 to study potential biomarker for intellectual and developmental disabilities
DETROIT– A Wayne State University researcher is investigating whether a brain pathway responsible for language...
Wayne State University researchers receive National Science Foundation funding to find ways to make advanced aqueous catalysts from MRI contrast agents
DETROIT—A team of Wayne State University researchers recently received a $600,000 grant from the National Science...
Experts to discuss how innovation can jump start Michigan's economy
Nobel Laureate to speak at Wayne State on molecular machine that produces the “energy currency of life”
Discussing the molecular machine that synthesizes the energy necessary to sustain life, 1997 Nobel Chemistry Laureate Prof. Sir...
Wayne State University to host lecture, Extreme Physics: Where Small and Big Things Meet - Young-Kee Kim, Deputy Director of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, guest speaker
DETROIT—The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Wayne State University is hosting the 2010 Vaden W. Miles Memorial...
Wayne State researchers develop nanodevices for early diagnosis of intra-amniotic infections
DETROIT—Early and sensitive detection of biomarkers of diseases is highly desirable for the diagnosis, treatment and...
WSU and Focus: HOPE outreach program helps African-American enrollment in computer science courses more than triple since 2004
DETROIT– A collaboration between Wayne State University and Focus: HOPE has more than tripled both the number of...
Two Wayne State faculty to receive international defense science and technology award -Wayne State University only university to be honored
DETROIT—On February 19, 2010, two Wayne State University faculty will visit the Pentagon to receive an international...
Wayne State receives nearly $1 million grant to bolster Detroit teacher competency in S.T.E.M. areas and environmental health
A stimulus grant awarded to a Wayne State researcher aims to enhance teacher and student viability in the job market through...
Wayne State receives stimulus funds to study effect of PCBs on breast cancer and genetic components of heart disease and diabetes
A Wayne State researcher has received two federal stimulus grants totaling more than $775,000 to investigate the potential role...
Wayne State researcher receives grant to improve understanding of neurochemical and functional bases of Schizophrenia
DETROIT–A Wayne State University School of Medicine faculty member has received a $60,000 Young Investigator research...
Wayne State researcher secures $2.7 million National Institutes of Health grant to track ADHD changes
DETROIT– A Wayne State University School of Medicine researcher has secured a significant grant from the National...
Researchers from Wayne State University, University of Michigan, Harvard and UCLA report too few Americans with Major Depressive Disorder receive adequate care
More receive psychotherapy than medication: Study provides new detail on disparities Detroit - Only about half of Americans...
New Web site on research improvements initiatives now live
There are a number of institutional assessments that support continuous improvement initiatives across our campus. Within the...
Arrayit Diagnostics Signs License Agreement with Wayne State University
Dr. Michael Tainsky Prof. Sorin Draghici...
Wayne State researchers report a possible “proofreading” step in DNA synthesis by observing single molecules of DNA polymerase
Research could lead to an understanding of how accurate DNA replication occurs to prevent mutations known to result in cancer...
RFA's announced for Institute of Gerontology's Fellowship for Advanced Study in Aging and Lifespan
The Institute of Gerontology, in conjunction with the Vice President for Research at Wayne State University, has created a new...
URC names Vince Nystrom program director
LANSING, Mich. – Vince Nystrom, Ann Arbor SPARK’s vice president of business development, has been selected as the...
WSU researcher investigates potential role of a dietary agent in preventing the progression of pancreatic cancer
DETROIT– A Wayne State researcher is investigating the potential of a dietary agent in inhibiting the growth and spread...
WSU E2 Challenge winner plans launch of his business in the alternative energy field
DETROIT- Six months ago, WSU mathematics graduate student and Ann Arbor, Mich., resident David Collins had a great business...
Wayne State University spin-off, SenSound, and Revware, Inc. announce launch of new product for resolving noise and sound problems in wide range of products and industries
DETROIT, MICHIGAN. SenSound, LLC and its digitizer manufacturing partner, Revware, Inc., announced today the launch SenCAH, a...
Wayne State University seeking participants for first-ever combined imaging and genetics study in childhood OCD
DETROIT—Wayne State University is conducting a research study that will examine the brain chemistry and genetics of both...
WSU E2 Challenge winner plans launch of his business in the alternative energy field
DETROIT– Six months ago, WSU mathematics graduate student and Ann Arbor, Mich., resident David Collins had a great...
Wayne State to host free science and engineering career exploration event for high school and college students
DETROIT— Today’s world of highly skilled workers trained in science, technology, engineering and mathematics...
Wayne State University researcher discovers dynamic nature of gene editing enzyme
DETROIT– The heart of one of nature’s gene editing enzymes has at least three different forms, according to a paper...
NIH comes to Michigan Nov. 11 to brief life sciences community
Officials from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will brief Michigan's life sciences community - from academic...
Wayne State senior leads grassroots effort for food sustainability in Detroit through “action research”
DETROIT– For anyone who has ever attended a Wayne State farmers market or spent time in an on-campus garden, chances are...
U-M/WSU center announces 2009 pilot scholars
Wayne State to launch child-focused obesity center funded by $5.7 million NIH grant
DETROIT—While obesity is a growing problem with Americans, it is significantly higher among African Americans...
WSU partners with Duke, University of Washington and Group Health Research Institute to develop ResearchToolkit.org
Wayne State University, in partnership with the Duke University Translational Medicine Institute, the University of...
Wayne State University School of Medicine secures additional grant for Women's Reproductive Health Career Development Center
The Wayne State University School of Medicine continues its role as a leader in obstetric and gynecological research with the...
Wayne State University to lead $6.25 million NIH research program on one of the most common inherited neurological disorders: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
DETROIT—The National Institutes of Health announced yesterday a second phase of the Rare Diseases Clinical Research...
Wayne State University researchers receive funding to seek new ways to halt sight threatening disease, retinopathy, feared by diabetics
DETROIT— Renu A. Kowluru, Ph.D., professor of ophthalmology, anatomy/cell biology and endocrinology at Wayne State...
Wayne State University announces fifth annual E2 Detroit entrepreneurship conference; Keynote speakers include Rick Inatome, Michigan computer pioneer, and Thomas Murphy, former mayor of Pittsburgh
DETROIT—Wayne State University will host the fifth annual E2 Detroit conference on Thursday, Oct. 15. Built upon the...
Michigan computer pioneer Rick Inatome to speak at WSU’s E2 Detroit Oct. 15;
DETROIT— Officials at Wayne State University announced today that Rick Inatome, Michigan native, life-long entrepreneur...
Wayne State's School of Medicine exploring alternative therapies to reduce anxiety in children undergoing MRIs
DETROIT— Three Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers will explore complementary and alternative medicine...
Michigan’s URC rises in rankings: R&D, high tech climbs
Impact on Michigan’s economy climbs to new high of $14.5 billion Michigan’s University Research Corridor has grown...
Wayne State University to lead first ever combined imaging and genetics study in childhood OCD
Unique collaboration between WSU, the University of Michigan and Hospital for Sick Children/University of Toronto will examine...
WSU researchers receive $1.32 million to develop technology for clean, renewable fuel alternative
DETROIT– Understanding the process by which solar energy can be used to create an alternative to fossil fuel is the focus...
WSU faculty receives stimulus funds to continue congenital abnormality in children study
Tej Mattoo, MD, professor and chief of Pediatric Nephrology at Wayne State University’s School of Medicine and...
Wayne State University/Karmanos Cancer Institute receive additional funding to improve access to cancer care
Nationwide, African Americans have the highest death rate of all racial or ethnic groups, according to the American Cancer...
WSU/KCI review of breast and cervical cancer screening program highlights need to address economic challenges of uncompensated care
DETROIT—With approximately 44 million Americans uninsured, health care systems and providers bear much of the financial...
IOG Director Edits Once-A-Decade Journal on Alzheimer’s
Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D., director of Wayne State University’s Institute of Gerontology, is guest editor of the spring...
Wayne State partners with state to train first wave of Michigan’s electric and hybrid vehicle workforce
Wayne State University and the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor and Economic Growth (DELEG) are partnering to train hybrid...
Wayne State University announces fifth annual E2 Detroit conference
DETROIT— (August 18, 2009) Wayne State University and TechTown, WSU’s business incubator, will host the fifth...
Wayne State University researchers awarded $18 million in federal stimulus grants
Detroit - Wayne State University faculty have received nearly $18 million in research grants under the federal...
WSU project works to improve special education for minority students in southwest Detroit
DETROIT– Minority children with disabilities may have a more successful education ahead of them, thanks to a Wayne State...
Wayne State receives $5 million grant for electric vehicle engineering program
As part of President Barak Obama’s economic recovery plan to revitalize the automotive industry, the U.S. Department of...
WSU developing efficient, cost-effective method for outsourcing large-scale data crunching and computer storage
DETROIT– As today’s businesses struggle to meet their needs for large-scale information processing and storage, one...
Six Wayne State University student teams pursuing entrepreneurial dreams
DETROIT—What do six student groups plus six great entrepreneurial ideas equal? Wayne State University officials think it...
Researchers from Wayne State University, University of California Santa Barbara and University of Southampton, UK, discover that the solid material, Bi2Ti2O7, may be both glass and crystal; May lead to new types of electronic materials
DETROIT—Most solid materials can be neatly divided into two structure systems – crystal or glass. Crystal...
Michigan Technology & Research Institute of Ann Arbor to partner with Wayne State University on potential new treatment of depression
DETROIT—The Michigan Technology & Research Institute (MITRI), in Ann Arbor, Mich., and Wayne State University have...
University of Sydney faculty member to join Wayne State University as Fulbright Scholar - International collaboration aims to establish international research program focused on CMT, one of the most common inherited neurological disorders
DETROIT— Wayne State University is pleased to welcome Dr. Joshua Burns who will spend three months at in the School of...
Wayne State University researcher defines new treatment intervention recommendations for mini-strokes: May lead to reduced rates of strokes and further brain damage
DETROIT—A Wayne State University School of Medicine professor has co-written a new definition and national treatment...
Wayne State Web site helps students cross the ‘Phinish’ line
DETROIT—Tom Jankowski battled writer’s block for four years. While trying to complete his dissertation, he got...
Wayne State researcher receives grant to expand program for treating Borderline Personality Disorder
The Wayne State University program that provides scientifically-proven treatments for Borderline Personality Disorder recently...
Wayne State researcher tests new, comprehensive therapy for mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse
For people suffering with both severe mental health and substance use disorder, the best treatment could be a combination of...
Wayne State researcher developing strategy for integrating alternative energy sources with existing power grids
A Wayne State researcher is developing a strategy that manages new and old energy sources in one dynamic, integrated system...
Wayne State University and Children’s Hospital of Michigan research team discover chemical that plays a major role in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder
DETROIT— Wayne State University medical researchers recently discovered a chemical that plays a major role in children...
Wayne State announces $293,200 Research Enhancement Program in the Arts
Wayne State University Vice President for Research Hilary H. Ratner announced the awardees from the university’s Research...
Wayne State researcher works to improve refining process for cleaner burning gas and use of North American oil sources
DETROIT– A Wayne State researcher is working to improve a step in the crude oil refining process which could result in...
WSU researcher receives Department of Defense award to develop computer model of mild traumatic brain injury
DETROIT– Liying Zhang, Ph.D., associate professor of biomedical engineering in WSU’s College of Engineering and...
Wayne State University scientists ID new biomarker for prostate cancer
DETROIT—Researchers at Wayne State University have identified a new marker for prostate cancer progression that may one...
Wayne State University scientists ID new biomarker for prostate cancer
DETROIT—Researchers at Wayne State University have identified a new marker for prostate cancer progression that may one...
WSU researchers win grant to combat asthma in minority teens
Detroit - A pair of Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers will use a National Institutes of Health grant to...
Wayne State researcher receives grant to study nanoconfined water for biological and engineering applications
Detroit - Peter Hoffmann, Ph.D., associate professor of physics in WSU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and...
Wayne State physicists play major role in Fermilab discovery on Higgs mass
DETROIT—The Higgs particle is a keystone in the theoretical framework known as the Standard Model of particles and their...
Wayne State physicists play major role in Fermilab discovery on Higgs mass
DETROIT—The Higgs particle is a keystone in the theoretical framework known as the Standard Model of particles and their...
Wayne State researcher receives National Science Foundation grant to develop a high tech, more efficient security system
DETROIT– Nabil Sarhan, Ph.D., assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering in WSU’s College of...
Wayne State researcher studies gene that contributes to breast cancer disparity in Caucasian and Asian women
DETROIT- New research from Wayne State University's School of Medicine has identified a gene that may contribute to the racial...
Wayne State University plays role in study revealing seasoned airline pilots may be at risk of DNA damage from ionizing radiation
DETROIT- Airline pilots who have flown for many years may be at risk of DNA damage from prolonged exposure to cosmic ionizing...
NCURA Peer Review Report on WSU's Research Infrastructure
An evaluation of WSU's research infrastructure was conducted by the Peer Review Team from the National Council of University...
WSU researcher receives grant to study the neurobiology of depressed adolescent daughters of depressed mothers
DETROIT - Major depressive disorder affects 1 in 20 teenagers at any point in time, yet its neurobiology remains poorly...
Wayne State University spin-off awarded $100,000 National Science Foundation SBIR grant
DETROIT, MICHIGAN. December 18, 2008. SenSound, LLC announced today that its application for a Phase I Small Business...
Helping our Heroes
Helping our Heroes Investigating Blast Induced Neurotrauma in U.S. Troops by Amy Oprean From the machine guns and air raids...