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Wayne State professor becomes president of Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers
Robert Lisak, M.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine professor of neurology, was installed as president of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers. The installation took place at the consortium’s annual meeting in Dallas in...Jul 9 2014
Wayne State professor honored by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics for commitment to students
DETROIT – A Wayne State University School of Medicine faculty member has been recognized for his devotion to teaching by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). Raymond Mattingly, Ph.D., professor of...Jul 2 2014
Wayne State professor receives prestigious NSF Early Career award; research to impact public awareness regarding energy and our environment
DETROIT — A Wayne State University professor has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, the agency's most prestigious award for up-and-coming researchers in science and...Jul 1 2014
Wayne State professor to be honored by the American College of Nutrition for his life-saving research on zinc
DETROIT – The American College of Nutrition (ACN) will honor Ananda Prasad, M.D., Ph.D., Wayne State University distinguished professor of internal medicine, with its 2014 Alexander and Mildred Seelig Magnesium Award. Prasad, a...Jul 1 2014
New research study shows huge savings for health care
Recently published findings in Annals of Internal Medicine by Steven Lipshultz, M.D., Wayne State University professor and chair of pediatrics and pediatrician-in-chief at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, part of the Detroit Medical...Jun 30 2014
Creating friendships between African-American and Caucasian couples can reduce prejudice, Wayne State study finds
DETROIT — Recent research findings from Wayne State University show that the physical presence of romantic partners in intergroup friendships – friendships with different racial and ethnic groups, religious groups, or sexual orientations...Jun 18 2014
Wayne State opens Huron to Erie Alliance for Research and Training field station
Wayne State University celebrated the opening of the Huron to Erie Alliance for Research and Training field facilities, otherwise known as HEART, on June 16, 2014.  HEART is a collaborative effort among Wayne State, Macomb Community College,...Jun 17 2014
Wayne State University receives $2.4 million NIH center grant to develop a cleaner, healthier environment in Detroit
Melissa Runge-Morris (Top) & Bengt Arnetz (Bottom) DETROIT — With over $2.4 million in new federal funding, Wayne State University researchers, regional collaborators at Henry Ford Health...Jun 17 2014
Wayne State embarks on research to examine effects of residential environment on preterm delivery in African American women
DETROIT — High levels of racial disparities in preterm delivery exist, with African Americans having higher rates than non-Hispanic whites. Since traditional risk factors do not fully account for this disparity, other explanations are needed...Jun 4 2014
Wayne State University licenses technology to new start-up, Detroit Materials, Inc.
DETROIT—The Office of the Vice President for Research at Wayne State University announced today the finalization of a license agreement with a new start-up company, Detroit Materials, Inc., for a Wayne State University patented portfolio of...Jun 2 2014
Taste Test: Could sense of taste affect length of life?
In fruit flies, taste buds appear to help promote a long, healthy life Perhaps one of the keys to good health isn’t just what you eat but how you taste it. Taste buds – yes, the same ones you may blame for that sweet tooth or...May 21 2014
Grape skin extract may soon be answer to treating diabetes
DETROIT — The diabetes rate in the United States nearly doubled in the past 10 years. Approximately 26 million Americans are now classified as diabetic, stressing an urgent need for safe and effective complementary strategies to enhance the...May 8 2014
Breakthrough NIH study by Wayne State University researcher will have major implications for treating pediatric UTIs
DETROIT — A major new pediatric research study led by a Wayne State University researcher, funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and published this week in the...May 6 2014
Wayne State University receives nearly $2 million NIH grant to explore gene expression during early development and its impact on health in adulthood
DETROIT — A team of researchers at Wayne State University, the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Pittsburgh was recently awarded nearly $2 million from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences of the...May 2 2014
Stephen M. Lanier appointed as Wayne State University vice president for research
DETROIT — After a nationwide search, Stephen M. Lanier has been appointed Wayne State University’s vice president for research, effective June 16, 2014. Lanier is currently the associate provost for research and professor of cell and...Apr 22 2014
The future of high-speed rail in the U.S. and beyond: Wayne State receives grant to examine development of high-speed rail in the U.S.
DETROIT – Wayne State University, in partnership with the University of Michigan and Drexel University, has launched a two-and-a-half-year study of the imagination — or l'imaginaire  — of high-speed rail (HSR) in America....Apr 21 2014
Wayne State University receives $1.7 million NIH research award to discover novel treatments for methamphetamine-abuse associated neurotoxicity
DETROIT — A Wayne State University professor recently received a nearly $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health to explore whether proteasome and parkin — two components of the...Apr 7 2014
Wayne State University receives grant from USGS to advance ecological restoration efforts in the Great Lakes
Donna Kashin (Top) and Jeffery Ram (Bottom) DETROIT — Foreign mussels hitchhiking to the Great Lakes in the ballast water tanks of international freighters are becoming one of the most vexing environmental...Mar 21 2014
'Super circles' to lessen rush-hour headaches
DETROIT — While Mother Nature continues to challenge drivers across the country, a team of traffic engineers is working hard on a new way to make rush-hour commutes safer and faster in any weather. “We can’t do much about...Mar 4 2014
FDA approves new MS treatment regimen developed at Wayne State University; Higher dose, fewer injections for patients around the world
Global research overseen by and conducted at the Wayne State University School of Medicine will immediately change the treatment regimen of millions of multiple sclerosis patients around the world. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Tuesday...Jan 30 2014
Research team led by Wayne State discovers single gene in bees separating queens from workers
Discovery may provide key to increasing agricultural economy in Michigan and beyond DETROIT — A research team led by Wayne State University, in collaboration with Michigan State University, has identified a single gene in honeybees that...Jan 30 2014
Wayne State University research suggests potential treatment for better heart health in patients undergoing hemodialysis
DETROIT — Researchers at Wayne State University have discovered a potential way to improve the lipid profiles in patients undergoing hemodialysis that may prevent cardiovascular disease common in these patients. Patients undergoing...Jan 14 2014
Wayne State cholesterol study shows algal extracts may counter effects of high fat diets
Bloomfield Hills, MI - Health Enhancement Products, Inc. (OTC.BB:HEPI.OB – News), in conjunction with Wayne State University’s Department of Nutrition and Food Science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, announces the...Dec 20 2013
Wayne State University physicists publish observation of the "Charming Socialites"
Mark Mattson (Top) and Paul Karchin (Bottom) DETROIT — Protons and neutrons, the particles in an atomic nucleus, are made of smaller pieces called "quarks." Some types of quarks can form...Dec 20 2013
Wayne State University discovers new treatment for skin and corneal wound healing in diabetic patients
DETROIT — Diabetes Mellitus (DM), a metabolic disorder that affects nearly 170 million people worldwide, is characterized by chronic hyperglycemia that disrupts carbohydrate fat and protein metabolism resulting from defects in insulin...Dec 12 2013
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