Medical Research

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

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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

Department of Pediatrics participates in national collaborative to improve care of emotional needs for children with chronic illnesses

The collaborative aims to increase the resilience and emotional health of pediatric patients with chronic conditions and their families. Continue reading

Research effort studies protein progression in Barrett’s Esophagus disease

A study led by Nikhil Reddy, a second-year student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, may help medical professionals diagnose esophageal cancer sooner. Continue reading

Jennifer Daniels named director of Wright State’s Clinical Trials Research Alliance

Jennifer Daniels is responsible for oversight of clinical research activities at Premier Health campuses, Wright State Physicians sites and community clinic locations. Continue reading

Study finds children with intellectual disability have less access to health care than children with autism

The investigation was led by Kelly Haller, a second-year medical student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine. Continue reading