Medical Research

Survey to assess needs of older Miami Valley LGBTQ population for first time

Bonnshoft School of Medicine White Hall

Students at the Boonshoft School of Medicine are working with an alliance of community organizations to lead the LGBTQ Aging with Pride Survey. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine researchers study how changes in diet affect intestine

The research study “Dietary Fatty Acids Sustain the Growth of the Human Gut Microbiota” was published online in Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine Central Research Forum to showcase biomedical, clinical research

The Central Research Forum will include a poster session showcasing biomedical, clinical, medical education and public health research conducted at Wright State. Continue reading

Research group recognizes Boonshoft School of Medicine professor with award

Marjorie Bowman will receive the Distinguished Research Mentor Award from the North American Primary Care Research Group. Continue reading

Researchers to study role of genes in new treatments for deadly pediatric brain tumor

The researchers are trying to understand how tumors caused by an incurable brain cancer in children resist all current treatments through changes in gene expression. Continue reading

Researchers may have found way to treat weakness in patients following critical illness

The research may provide the first-ever therapy for weakness acquired by patients in intensive care units. Continue reading

Childhood interest in science leads medical student to pursue M.D./Ph.D. degree

During her M.D./Ph.D. studies with the Boonshoft School of Medicine and the College of Science and Mathematics, Jessica Myers will research mental illness and functional magnetic resonance imaging. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine researchers find PTSD correlates with suicide attempts

The study found that suicide attempts in trauma survivors are linked to PTSD symptom severity, childhood maltreatment and substance-related problems. Continue reading

Wright State researchers are attacking breast cancer

Julian Gomez-Cambronero works with members of his laboratory to find the molecular mechanisms that lead to breast cancer cell growth and invasiveness. Continue reading

Medical student conducts research on pediatric immunotherapy

Maryam Shahin is taking a year off from medical school to conduct research at Stanford University School of Medicine and the University of California San Francisco. Continue reading