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Ilitches give $8.5M to Wayne State for high-tech surgery research

July 15, 2014

Wayne State University's department of surgery at the School of Medicine has received an $8.5 million grant from Mike and Marian Ilitch to develop innovative surgery technologies, the university announced this morning. The grant will create the Ilitch Chair for Surgical Innovation and establish a fund to support research. The school has renamed the department the Michael and Marian Ilitch Department of Surgery.