Wayne State University

Federico Rabuffetti receives NSF grant

to improve quality of imaging and chemical sensing of disease biomarkers

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Wayne State researcher receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

Research to examine unusual chemical structures; Impact women and minorities in science through new outreach program

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Integrative Biosciences Center impacting health of Detroiters

Wayne State's IBio Center is dedicated to studying and eliminating health disparities in Detroit and beyond

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Wayne State receives $3.6 million NIH grant

IMSD program will increase number of underrepresented students in science majors

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Wayne State receives $2.2 million HRSA grant

to support neurodevelopmental disabilities leadership education

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Health Disparities

Explore videos, stories and events that feature some of the many Wayne State initiatives and passionate individuals committed to eradicating health disparities. Read more

Eranda Nikolla, professor of chemical engineering and materials science,

receives prestigious Camille Dreyfus Award

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Discovering new ways to impact children's health

New Wayne State study shows children with cardiomyopathy benefit from a "whole family" treatment approach

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WSU researchers helping Flint water crisis

Wayne State researchers are evaluating link between Flint water system and health problems

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Through our multidisciplinary approach to research and education, and ongoing collaboration with government, industry and other institutions, we seek to expand knowledge, enhance economic growth and improve the quality of life in the city of Detroit, state of Michigan and throughout the world.

Through our dedication and leadership, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized center of excellence in research. Our faculty lead the nation in many key research areas and their groundbreaking discoveries make a difference in the everyday lives of others around the corner and around the world.