Research facts


Awards from the NIH rose 7.6% in FY18


Ranked 69th by NSF among public research universities for total R&D expenditures


Research awards received rose 6% in FY18 since FY14

$259 million

Research award dollars rose over 70% from FY14 to FY18

Key research areas spotlight


Wayne State University researchers are recognized experts in cardiovascular research. They are leading research in cardiac biomarkers, clinical trials operations and management related to heart disease, animal models of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology, understanding the molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular development and so much more. Their work is critical in developing new therapeutic strategies to improve treatment of human vascular diseases.
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Cores and facilities spotlight

Clinical Research Service Center

The Clinical Research Service Center supports all aspects of adult and pediatric clinical research across Wayne State University.
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Research that's WARRIOR STRONG