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WSU Graduate School, Dean Get $1.8M From NIH To Recruit More Researchers

Wayne State University announced that the Graduate School was one of 10 institutions selected by the National Institutes of Health to lead a five-year, $18.5 million initiative aimed at strengthening the research workforce in the United States, where there is a shortage of non-academic research scientists.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2013

Radiation therapy. Wikimedia Commons photo.

Wayne State Gets $1.57M Grant To Develop Enhanced Radiation Therapy Training

With the help of a five-year, $1.57 million grant from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health, researchers at Wayne State University aim to develop an innovative and advanced education program integrating radiobiology with radiation physics for all oncologists.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2013

Advaita-April 2013

NIH Awards Advaita $2M for Disease Subtyping, Drug Repurposing Technology Development

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health issued a Notice of Award granting a Fast-Track Small Business Investigational Research Phase I and Phase II grant of $2.0 million for Advaita to develop biological pathway analysis tools for personalized medicine and drug repositioning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2013

April Vallerand

Vallerand Gets Inaugural WSU College of Nursing Alumni Endowed Professorship

Professor April Vallerand has been appointed to the first Wayne State University College of Nursing Alumni Endowed Professorship. Vallerand is a nationally recognized expert in both pharmacology and pain research, whose work has received backing from the National Institutes of Health.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2013

STaR research students: Lisa Bensmiller (back, left), Kurt Omadlao, Roberta Ukavwe, Amber Buchholz, Brittany Nelson; Anita D’Souza (front, left), Emily Glick and Cristina Miclea. Wayne State photo.

NIH Grant Makes ‘STaRs’ Of Eight Wayne State College Of Nursing Students

Eight Wayne State University undergraduate nursing students are gaining unique insight about the research field thanks to a $40,000 grant awarded to the university’s College of Nursing and School of Medicine from the National Institute of Nursing Research of the National Institutes of Health.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2013

Event Notices From May 21

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2013

BBCetc Has Full Schedule Of SBIR, STTR Training In May

The Ann Arbor entrepreneurial training business BBC etc is offering a wide variety of training both online and in person in May.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2013

WSU Neuroscientists Capture Brain Connectivity In Human Fetuses

Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers have shown for the first time that brain connectivity in human fetuses can be measured, which could translate into new ways to diagnose, prevent and treat brain disorders like autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, dyslexia and cognitive impairments in early life.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2013

Wayne State Gets 10-Year, $165.9M Renewal Of Problem Pregnancy Research

Wayne State University will spend another 10 years conducting federally funded research into problem pregnancies under a $165.9 million contract renewal announced Thursday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2013


LTU Computer Scientist Proposes New Way To Identify Individuals

In the latest edition of the International Journal of Biometrics, computer scientist Lior Shamir of Lawrence Technological University demonstrates that it could eventually be possible to use MRI technology to ascertain individual identity by scanning hard-to-alter body parts such as knees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2013