Medical Research

Boonshoft School of Medicine approved for an award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Researchers led by the Boonshoft School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine will run a project focused on better understanding the health perspectives of Ohio’s refugee populations. Continue reading

Researchers study nonpharmaceutical fentanyl abuse

Boonshoft School of Medicine researchers receive $407,814 two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Drug Abuse. Continue reading

Additional dates added for Wright State research study on bipolar disorder and schizophrenia

This part of the study seeks African-Americans age 18 or older who do not have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. Continue reading

Wright State University awarded prestigious Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative from the Office of Naval Research

The Wright State project is focused on discovering epigenetic biomarkers that identify individuals who could benefit from high-intensity training. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine interdisciplinary team awarded grant to enhance curriculum, expand medical training program

The Boonshoft School of Medicine, College of Nursing and Health and School of Professional Psychology received more than $450,000 to train future clinicians to work in a multidisciplinary team environment. Continue reading

Researchers are seeking control subjects for study on genes that cause bipolar disorder and schizophrenia

This part of the study seeks African-Americans age 18 or older who do not have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine researchers studied tweets to learn more about use of marijuana edibles

The study, which is the first to attempt to analyze Twitter data on marijuana edibles, is supported by a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Drug Abuse. Continue reading

Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine researchers identify predictors of transition to heroin use

The study is among the first to identify the predictors of heroin initiation among active, non-dependent illicit pharmaceutical opioid users using longitudinal data. Continue reading

Designer genes

Wright State biomedical engineering students get chance to examine reconstruction of fateful TWA Flight 800

Graduate students in Wright State’s biomedical engineering program met with federal regulators and investigators to learn how the government analyzes equipment failures and works to design systems that don’t fail. Continue reading

Communication conquest

Wright State’s Subhashini Ganapathy developing model to improve decisions in disaster response

Wright State assistant professor Subhashini Ganapathy receives National Science Foundation grant to improve communication and decision making during a disaster. Continue reading