Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology

Mathematics and Statistics Chair Ayşe Şahin appointed dean of the College of Science and Mathematics

Ayşe Şahin has served as professor and chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics since 2015. Continue reading

Magnetic magic

State-of-the-art MRI scanner promises advancements in neuroscience research

The new MRI scanner promises to lead to more opportunities for collaboration between Wright State, the Air Force and researchers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
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Sharing the joy of music

The legacy of former Wright State professor Mel Goldfinger lives on through his love of music

The late Mel Goldfinger’s beloved collection of instruments was donated to the Wright State School of Music. Continue reading

Wright State offering virtual student exchange courses with Kenya, Tanzania and Poland

The program will include a virtual global health course, a drug and behavior course, and an international business and marketing course. Continue reading

Neuroengineering research of Wright State faculty member Sherif Elbasiouny receives $2.72 million NIH grant to continue study of ALS

The research project employs engineering and neuroscience techniques to study how neurons that control muscles degenerate in ALS. Continue reading

Top research stories of 2021

From developing a super sunscreen to monitoring brain injuries to tracking COVID-19 misinformation, Wright State faculty and students pursued important research endeavors in 2021. Continue reading

Wright State researchers publish study identifying key mediator of neuronal disruption in neurological disease

The researchers identified a molecule that disrupts neurons from the brain, a finding that could broaden the understanding of neurological complications in diseases. Continue reading

Hongmei Ren receives $2.4 million in federal research awards to explore therapies for muscular dystrophy

Hongmei Ren, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health and an Idea Development award from the Department of Defense. Continue reading

Five undergraduate students receive Women in Science research awards

The Women in Science Giving Circle enhances the educational and professional success of female students and faculty members in STEMM disciplines. Continue reading

Rich blend

Neuroscience and political science alumna Abagail Chumley is completing a fellowship with the Ohio Legislative Service Commission

After completing her studies in neuroscience, Abagail Chumley decided to explore a completely different world — political science and government. Continue reading