Sperm RNA may serve as biomarkers of future health, WSU researchers find
November 30, 2017
Human sperm may hold the potential to serve as biomarkers of the future health of newborn infants, according to a new study by a Wayne State University School of Medicine research team.
Published in the peer-reviewed journal Systems Biology i..
Wayne State University, Corvias secure $307.5 million in private financing
November 30, 2017
DETROIT — The financial close of the 40-year partnership between Wayne State University and Corvias to develop, finance, construct, operate and maintain the university’s student housing was completed on Nov. 30. The partnership will ..
Wayne State University Board of Governors to meet Friday, Dec. 1
November 27, 2017
The Wayne State University Board of Governors will hold its next regular meeting on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, in Room BC at McGregor Memorial Conference Center, 495 Gilmour Mall, Detroit. The Board of Governors standing committee meetings convene at 1..
New Wayne State University study further supports use of progesterone to fight preterm birth
November 17, 2017
A new study published today — World Prematurity Day — in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology provides additional support for treatment with vaginal progesterone to reduce the risk of preterm birth, neonatal complication..
President M. Roy Wilson installed as new board chair of the Association of American Medical Colleges; also serves as board member with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
November 15, 2017
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recently announced that Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson, M.D., is the new chair of the AAMC Board of Directors. He assumed the chair on Nov. 7 and will serve a one-year term...
Wayne State University’s GO-GIRL program accepting applications for winter 2018
November 13, 2017
DETROIT — Wayne State University’s GO-GIRL (Gaining Options – Girls Investigate Real Life) program is accepting applications for the winter 2018 semester. The initiative seeks to increase seventh grade girls’ competence and..
Best-selling author, political analyst Michael Eric Dyson featured speaker at Wayne State University FOCIS event, Nov. 16
November 9, 2017
Michael Eric Dyson, best-selling author, political analyst and professor of sociology at Georgetown University, will be the keynote speaker for the Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society’s (FOCIS) 10th anniversary lecture, &ld..
From child's play to Mars-inspired physician to Apple’s App of the Year, Wayne State's Innovation Hub Nov. 15 launch will cover the innovation and entrepreneurship spectrum
November 7, 2017
Compelling speakers from the Wayne State community will describe their experiences in bursts known as Innovation, Disruption and Opportunity (IDO) Talks
As one of the nation’s preeminent urban research universities, Wayne Stat..
Wayne State University professor wins Laureate Award from American College of Physicians
November 3, 2017
Patricia Brown, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.I.D.S.A., professor of Internal Medicine for the Wayne State University of School of Medicine, has been honored with a Laureate Award from the Michigan Chapter of the American College of Physicians.
Wayne State's Community Health Pipeline College and Career Readiness Experience continues for Detroit youth
November 2, 2017
The Wayne State University Center for Health and Community Impact will continue its College and Career Readiness Experience programming with a second event on Nov. 18 for 60 Detroit high school students. The day’s activities will build on th..
Innovative collaboration fills health care gap for LGBTQ community in Michigan
November 2, 2017
Wayne State University and the Wayne State University Physician Group are pleased to announce an agreement with Health Emergency Lifeline Programs to collaborate with Corktown Health Center. This new affiliation will bring increased capacity, scal..
Freer House to help kick off DIA’s Japanese art gallery with special exhibition
November 1, 2017
To coincide with the Nov. 4 grand opening of the Detroit Institute of Art’s new Japanese art gallery, the Charles Lang Freer House/Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute at Wayne State University is doing something rare and special.