Wayne State University

Research Highlights

Study by John Woodard, Ph.D. on combination of routine tests predicts risk of cognitive decline

Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2010

The combined results of a genetic blood test and a five-minute functional MRI successfully...


Aleksandar Popadić, Ph.D. uncovers evidence for evolutionary origin of insect wings

Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Insect wings originally formed out of lobes used to glide to the ground from tall vegetation...


Jeffrey Martin, Ph.D. named editor of new American Psychological Association journal Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology

Posted: Thursday, September 9, 2010

Jeffrey Martin, Ph.D., professor of exercise and sport science in WSU's College of Education,...


Wayne State University student, David Bissig, receives National Institutes of Health award for research on age-related vision loss

Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2010

David Bissig and Bruce Berkowitz, Ph.D. David Bissig, a...


Dr. Jeff Stanley's ADHD study begins testing phase

Posted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects 4.5 million children ages 3 to 17...


James Rigby, Ph.D. named American Chemical Society Fellow

Posted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010

James Rigby, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Chemistry at Wayne State University and resident...


Kenneth Chelst, Ph.D. and Thomas Edwards, Ph.D. pilot high school curriculum teaching real-life applications of math - Program enhances multistep problem solving skills, prepares students for college, appeals to underrepresented groups

Posted: Sunday, September 26, 2010

From maximizing profits, to investigating a crime scene, to selecting a college or scheduling a...


NSF funds Dr. Kyoung-Yun Kim's educational e-learning project for sustainable design and manufacturing

Posted: Sunday, September 26, 2010

Kyoung-Yun Kim, Ph.D ., assistant professor in Wayne State University's Department of...


Posted: Sunday, September 26, 2010

NextCAT Inc., a Detroit-based company, announced today that it has received $250,000 in seed...


Posted: Sunday, September 26, 2010

Friedreich's ataxia is a childhood-onset disorder that causes progressive sensory and muscle...


Linda Lewandowski, Ph.D. receives HHS grant to enhance neonatal and pediatric training for nursing students and nurses using new simulation technologies

Posted: Tuesday, September 21, 2010

On Sept. 17, 2010, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius...


Lisa Chiodo, Ph.D. publishes paper on study that shows children born to older drinking mothers have significantly more attention deficits

Posted: Thursday, August 19, 2010

Dr. Lisa Chiodo Identifying maternal characteristics that...


Tej Mattoo, M.D. receives $1.7 million from the National Institutes of Health to continue congenital abnormality in children study

Posted: Friday, August 13, 2010

Tej K. Mattoo, M.D. Tej K. Mattoo, M.D., professor and chief...