Medical Research

Researchers consider marijuana use and mental health in emergency department patients

Medical student researchers interviewed emergency department patients to collect data on patients who use marijuana and also experience mental health conditions. Continue reading

Department of Pediatrics participates in national collaborative to improve care of emotional needs for children with chronic illnesses

The collaborative aims to increase the resilience and emotional health of pediatric patients with chronic conditions and their families. Continue reading

Research effort studies protein progression in Barrett’s Esophagus disease

A study led by Nikhil Reddy, a second-year student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, may help medical professionals diagnose esophageal cancer sooner. Continue reading

Jennifer Daniels named director of Wright State’s Clinical Trials Research Alliance

Jennifer Daniels is responsible for oversight of clinical research activities at Premier Health campuses, Wright State Physicians sites and community clinic locations. Continue reading

Study finds children with intellectual disability have less access to health care than children with autism

The investigation was led by Kelly Haller, a second-year medical student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine. Continue reading

Wright State medical student researches Narcan access among heroin users

Research on addiction medicine has led third-year medical student Rachel Rhee to see the potential of working with that patient population after graduation. Continue reading

Substance of concern

Wright State researcher Raminta Daniulaityte leads research effort on methamphetamine use

Researchers in the Department of Population and Public Health Science are studying methamphetamine use of people who have opiate-use disorders. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine Central Research Forum will showcase biomedical and clinical research

The Central Research Forum on Oct. 17 will include a poster session, special research talks by students and research presentations by faculty members. Continue reading

Physiology phenom

Wright State renal physiologist Clintoria Williams makes big news with a study linking high blood pressure with zinc deficiency

A research study by renal physiologist Clintoria Williams was published by the American Journal of Physiology. Continue reading

Paralysis analysis

Wright State researchers Mark Rich and Andrew Voss awarded $2.7 million in federal grant money to study muscle disease

Mark Rich and Andrew Voss have received a five-year grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases with additional funding from the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Continue reading