Research

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

Team led by Wright State professor Elliott Brown wins prestigious IEEE Best Paper Award for polarimetric radar work

Elliot Brown, the Ohio Research Scholars Endowed Chair in Sensors Physics, and his team of researchers were recognized for their research on the polarization of electromagnetic radiation, or radio waves. Continue reading

Breathing space

Wright State research engineer Matthew Sherwood wins $501,000 Navy award to study effects of fatigue, reduced oxygen

Wright State research engineer Matthew Sherwood receives $501,000 from the U.S. Navy to study the effects of fatigue and reduced oxygen. Continue reading

Sociology professor Marlese Durr studies impact of recession on African American stylists

In a new study, Marlese Durr examined how African American women, specifically stylists, coped with and continued to work during the 2008 economic recession. 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

Wright State chemistry researchers awarded $462,000 from NIH for cancer-fighting project

The award from the National Institutes of Health is designed in part to help expose undergraduate students to research. Continue reading

By the numbers

Wright State graduate students Fan Yang and Michele Miller win first place in prestigious Datathon competition

Two Wright State graduate students were honored for developing a model that could be used to help patients with sickle cell disease better manage their pain. Continue reading

Air Uber

Wright State professor Yong Pei leads university effort to help develop pilotless drone for human passengers

Wright State computer science and engineering researchers are helping to develop a pilotless drone that could ferry medical supplies or emergency responders to disaster zones. Continue reading

Virtual reality

Wright State wins $538,562 state award to buy virtual reality equipment for workforce development

Virtual reality equipment that will help teach everything from anatomy to science and engineering will be available to Wright State students thanks to a workforce development award from the state. Continue reading

Wright State researchers using NIH award to battle viral respiratory infections

Kate Excoffon, professor of biology in the College of Science and Mathematics, received a $1.8 million grant to research an anti-viral therapy to combat respiratory infections. Continue reading