Research facts

$313 million

Research award dollars rose over 106% from FY14 to FY19

$91.9 million

NIH awards rose 18.3% between FY13 and FY19

68th

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

$238.8 million

Wayne State reported $238.8 million in research expenditures in FY18

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