Partnering with Wayne State connects you with cutting-edge technologies, expert researchers and state-of-the-art laboratories. When you work with Wayne State, you will have access to:
- Faculty research and expertise with over $245 million each year in research expenditures
- Translational research programs at Wayne State School of Medicine in partnership with Detroit Medical Center, Henry Ford Health System and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
- A broad spectrum of technologies available for license
- A wide range of core services and laboratories, including the Applied Genomics Technology Center and the Lumigen Instrument Center
Wayne State is ranked by the National Science Foundation among the nation's top public universities for research expenditures. Wayne State is home to the Perinatology Research Branch (PRB), one of the few National Institutes of Health branches located outside of Bethesda, MD. We also house one of 41 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers—the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute—and the new Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors (CURES), funded by National Institutes of Health in 2014.
Through our multidisciplinary approach to research and education, our researchers seek to expand knowledge, enhance economic growth and improve the quality of life in the city of Detroit, state of Michigan and throughout the world. Our collaborators include government, industry, our University Research Corridor partner institutions and the many entrepreneurs in TechTown, a Wayne State-affiliated business accelerator and incubator.