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Camera provides around the clock view of the Mike Ilitch School of Business building construction
Anyone interested in learning more about the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business’ new building can now check the construction progress anytime — night or day. On March 22, a webcam was activated that records the con..
Metro Detroit gets grant for historic study of black cancer survivors
Bester King remembers the moment his doctor told him he had prostate cancer.
The Detroit native, who grew up in the North End, was 61, had just retired two years earlier and had known the pain of the disease’s prowess. Both his p..
Big Data, Business Analytics Symposium
DETROIT – Wayne State University will host its fourth annual Big Data and Business Analytics Symposium on March 23 and 24 at the WSU Student Center. More than 100 leading companies in varied fields such as health care, finance, i..
Roundup: Fuyao, WSU Translational Research, Deadlines Galore & More
Wayne State University has appointed Phillip Levy, a doctor and professor of emergency medicine, to head up its new Translational Science and Clinical Research Innovation program. Housed in WSU’s Integrative Biosciences Cent..
WSU Doc receives DMC support, expands healthLink program
Hayley Thompson, PhD, an associate professor of Oncology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and leader of the Population Studies and Disparities Research Program at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, has received a $99,984 ..
Wayne State to host symposium on big data, business analytics
Registration is open for the 2017 Big Data and Business Analytics Symposium hosted by Wayne State University in Detroit.
The annual workshop, which will be held March 23-24 at the university's Student Center Building (5221 Gullen M..
Most in Michigan favor protecting environment even at economic expense
EAST LANSING, MI -- In a post-election poll, Michiganders were asked a tough question about how much they really value environmental protections.
The question, posed to 1,000 residents over 18 by researchers with Michigan State Univers..
Vaginal progesterone decreases preterm birth, infant mortality in twin gestations with short cervix
Treatment with vaginal progesterone reduced the risk of preterm birth, neonatal complications and death in pregnant women with twins and who have a short cervix— a risk factor for preterm birth— according to a meta-analysis of indivi..
Wayne Law hosts interprofessional workshop on health disparities
Twenty Wayne State University students attended a half-day, interprofessional workshop on health disparities on Friday, Feb. 10, at Wayne Law.
The event, "Integrated Care: Graduate Students Understanding Healthcare Professionals..
Wayne State University scientists discover the Zika virus can damage eyes, may cause blindness
DETROIT — Scientists with Wayne State University say they are the first to publish research to show the Zika virus can damage retina cells in the eyes, and in some cases cause blindness.
“The key message of the study is tha..
Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University receive grant to conduct nation’s largest study of cancer in African Americans
Following a five-year, $9 million grant from the National Cancer Institute, the Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine today announced they will launch the nation’s largest study of African American cancer ..
Mind Over Matter: Healthy cognitive aging
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- Alzheimer's Disease is 2 to 3 times more common among African-Americans than Caucasians, sometimes called "the silent epidemic." It is the 4th leading cause of death among older African-Americans and Dr..
Wayne State medical school restructures clinical research under new center
Wayne State University's School of Medicine is restructuring its clinical research activity with the creation of the Center for Translational Science and Clinical Research Innovation.
The center, created at the end of last year, ai..
Defeating Detroit’s Lead Poisoning Problem, House By House
Back in 2015 Maria heard a knock on the door of her home in Southwest Detroit. When she opened it she found a team member from Green and Healthy Homes Initiative Detroit-Wayne County. He had good news. He told her he could help make her hom..
Program to foster female entrepreneurship seeks young applicants
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy started accepting applications for a 30-week hands-on program that teaches fema..