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Ultrasound Breast Cancer Imaging Invented At Karmanos Closer To FDA Approval

SoftVue, the whole breast ultrasound imaging device created by two scientists from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine, is currently undergoing review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for market clearance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2013


Wayne State Expands With Detroit Renewable’s Energy Network

Detroit Thermal LLC, owner and operator of the downtown Detroit district energy steam system, today announced the 25-year commitment by Wayne State University to Detroit Thermal’s renewable steam network.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2013

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WSU Researchers Find Link Between Mental Health, Chronic Disease In Iraq War Refugees

Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers may have discovered why people exposed to war are at increased risk to develop chronic problems like heart disease years later. And the culprit that links the two is surprising.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2012

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WSU Part Of Massive International Project To Map Function Of Human Genome

Leonard Lipovich’s determination to prove genetic matter once deemed “junk” has a place in clinical medicine is bringing the Wayne State University School of Medicine to the forefront of a field occupying genome enthusiasts while also contributing to ENCODE, the global follow-up to The Human Genome Project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2012

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Wayne State Neurologist Reports New Finding In Brains Of Patients With Heart Failure

Researchers at the Wayne State University School of Medicine have shown that reduced blood flow from the heart leads to loss of gray matter in the brain.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2012

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Wayne State Research Team Finds Possible Clue To Progression Of MS

Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers, working with colleagues in Canada, have found that one or more substances produced by a type of immune cell in people with multiple sclerosis may play a role in the disease’s progression. The finding could lead to new targeted therapies for MS treatment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2012

WSU Study Finds Hidden Heart Disease In African-Americans With High Blood Pressure

A Wayne State University School of Medicine study has found that an overwhelming majority of African-American patients with hypertension also suffered hidden heart disease caused by high blood pressure even though they displayed no symptoms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2012

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WSU Prof Completes Genome Sequence of Great Ape Living With Humans

A Wayne State University School of Medicine researcher is one step closer to understanding the genetic basis that enable bonobos, one of humankind’s sibling species, to learn language, play music and use rudimentary tools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2012


WSU Research Shows ‘Disordered’ Brains In Children Of Schizophrenics

A team of neuroscientists led by a Wayne State University School of Medicine professor has discovered stark developmental differences in brain network function in children of parents with schizophrenia when compared to those with no family history of mental illness.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2012

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Wayne State Gets $1.7M Grant For Post-Partum Drug Abuse Intervention

A team of researchers at Wayne State University’s Parent Health Lab in the School of Medicine have developed a novel indirect screener that identifies women at risk for drug use by evaluating correlates of illicit drug use rather than drug use itself.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2011