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Flint’s McLaren Health To Take Over Karmanos Cancer Institute

Flint’s McLaren Health Care will take over the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit. And the Detroit Medical Center isn’t happy about it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2013

Event Notices From Sept. 5

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2013


New Book By Wayne State Prof Explores Health At Nano Scale

A Wayne State University School of Medicine professor has published a book that covers new advances in nano cell biology, nano medicine and imaging modalities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2013


Wayne State Scientists ID Neural Origins Of Hot Flashes In Menopausal Women

A new study from neuroscientists at the Wayne State University School of Medicine provides the first novel insights into the neural origins of hot flashes in menopausal women in years. The study may inform and eventually lead to new treatments for those who experience the sudden but temporary episodes of body warmth, flushing and sweating.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2013

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

Wayne State Photo: (left) Rod Braun, (right) Bruce Berkowitz

Wayne State University Researchers Seek Calcium Channels To Target Cancer Tumors

Two Wayne State University researchers are working on a technique that could lead to easier, faster identification of cancer tumors that can be effectively treated by calcium channel-based therapies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

Last US Military Convoy Departs Iraq

Study Examines First Gulf War Environmental Exposures, Pregnancy Outcomes

Data collected and analyzed at the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit has produced what could be the first published work to examine the relationship between wartime environmental exposures and birth outcomes for children of men and women living in Iraq before and after the 1991 Gulf War.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2013

A volunteer uses the EasyEMR software in Haiti. Wayne State University photo.

WSU Computer Science Students’ Open Source Software Benefits Medical Field Work

The work of Wayne State University College of Engineering students is having an impact on underserved patients being cared for by WSU School of Medicine students thousands of miles from Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2013

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

A scanning electron microscope picture of a cancer cell. Uncredited photo from Wikimedia Commons

Benign Breast Disease Factors Cut Put African-American Women At Risk For Cancer: WSU Study

A Wayne State University researcher has identified characteristics in benign breast disease associated with future cancer risk in African-American women.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013