Research facts

$313 million

Research award dollars rose over 106% from FY14 to FY19

$238.8 million

Wayne State reported $238.8 million in research expenditures in FY18

68th

Ranked 68th by NSF among public research universities for total R&D expenditures

$91.9 million

NIH awards rose 18.3% between FY13 and FY19

Key research areas spotlight

Imaging

Researchers across WSU's campus are developing new techniques to improve health through the use of imaging technology. Engineering faculty are working with physicians to reduce venous reflux diseases by incoporating photoacoustic imaging technology in their research. Researchers in the Department of Psychiatry are exploring the mechanism of impaired learning and memory in schizophrenia using funcational MRI and functional magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Through the MR Core Research facility, faculty are working to better understand brain diseases and injuries in hope of developing new treatments.
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Cores and facilities spotlight

"Omics" Platform

Wayne State's "Omics" platform includes the Applied Genomics Technology Core that provides genomics expertise and state-of-the-art equipment.
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Research that's WARRIOR STRONG