Medical Research

Student investigations spotlighted at College of Science and Mathematics’ Festival of Research

The Festival of Research featured podium talks by student researchers and a poster session. Continue reading

American Physiological Society awards prestigious fellowship to Boonshoft School of Medicine M.D./Ph.D. student

Adaku Ume, a student in the M.D./Ph.D. dual-degree program in biomedical science, received the Porter Physiology Development Fellowship. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine student receives Wright State’s first National Institutes of Health predoctoral fellowship

Jennae Shelby, a student in the M.D./Ph.D. dual-degree program in biomedical sciences, received the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award. Continue reading

Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence: Early Career Achievement

Timothy Crawford

Part of the series: Faculty Awards for Excellence 2020-21

Colleagues describe Timothy Crawford as a high achiever, an early career star and an MVP at the Boonshoft School of Medicine. Continue reading

Wright State receives $1.45 million grant to analyze data from Ohio opioid and substance abuse treatment program

The Boonshoft School of Medicine is playing a key role in a state program that provides prevention, treatment and recovery services for Ohioans with opioid and stimulant use disorders. Continue reading

Madhavi Kadakia named interim vice provost for research at Wright State

Madhavi Kadakia is chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and associate dean of research affairs of the Boonshoft School of Medicine. Continue reading

Solar activity

Wright State researchers Jeffrey Travers and Yanfang Chen win $1.7 million NIH grant to study effects of sunlight

A super sunscreen for people hypersensitive to the searing rays of the sun could be the end result of research in the Wright State Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. Continue reading

Air Force to utilize Boonshoft School of Medicine laboratories for research initiatives

Wright State and the Air Force Research Laboratory will research the stressors that affect pilots and the impact they have on the mission and a pilot’s well-being. Continue reading

Wright State medical student leads research benefiting breast cancer survivors

Research by Dhishant Asarpota, a medical student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, sought to shed light on improving the quality of life for breast cancer survivors. Continue reading

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