Medical Research

Wright State research team finds increase in deaths from fentanyl and fentanyl analogs

Evidence from the study indicates the increasing and substantial role of illicitly manufactured fentanyl and the declining presence of heroin and pharmaceutical opioids in overdose fatalities. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine approved for a $25,000 funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

The funding will support a research project focused on understanding the health needs of Ohio’s refugee population. Continue reading

Medical students learn about treating refugee populations

Boonshoft School of Medicine students presented research about refugee patient communities and their health concerns at the North American Refugee Health Conference in Toronto. Continue reading

Medical student selected for Minority Medical Student Award Program for second consecutive year

Ramanjot Kang was one of 22 medical students nationwide selected to participate in the American Society of Hematology 2017 Minority Medical Student Award Program. Continue reading

Commentary by Wright State researchers on Lou Gehrig’s disease featured in prestigious scientific journal

Wright State biological sciences professor invited graduate students to write a commentary with him on ALS research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Continue reading

Scholarships help medical student pursue dream of research

Sabrina Metzger, an M.D./Ph.D. student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, is searching for targeted treatments for myotonia congenita. Continue reading

Wright State and AFRL partner on DARPA project to accelerate learning

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The Wright State Research Institute has partnered with the Air Force Research Laboratory to assess improvement in intelligence analyst skill acquisition and performance. Continue reading

Gala of Hope Foundation donation will help shape future of pediatric cancer research

Robert Lober, assistant professor of pediatrics at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, researches brain tumors in children. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine student presents research at national meeting

Medical student Ramanjot Kang’s research provides data about the frequency of autoimmune diseases following pregnancies affected by blood-related disease that affects newborns. Continue reading

Parents, pediatricians differ on key concepts of partnership

Researchers in the Department of Pediatrics at the Boonshoft School of Medicine reported their findings in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. Continue reading