Research facts

75th

Ranked 75th by NSF among public research universities for total R&D expenditures in FY22

$91.5 million

NIH awards rose nearly 7.5% from FY17 to FY23

$352.6 million

Research award dollars rose nearly 22% from FY22 to FY23

$242.2 million

Wayne State reported $242.2 million in research expenditures in FY22

Key research areas spotlight

Metabolic

Researchers at Wayne State University are studying metabolic abnormalities that are associated with cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and many other disorders.  Research studies include areas such as environmental modulators of metabolism and metabolic disease, circadian stress mechanisms in metabolic disorders, adipose tissue cell and molecular biology, novel obesity and diabetes therapeutics, metabolic genetics and inherited metabolic disorders, insulin resistance and diabetes, energy homeostasis, biolipid metabolism and inflammation, and more.
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Cores and facilities spotlight

ResearchOne

ResearchOne is a research concierge service at Wayne State specializing in the design and conduct of cutting-edge, clinical research.
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Research that's WARRIOR STRONG