About WSU Research

Wayne State University is committed to high quality research to improve health and health care, and is nationally recognized for its research. WSU is one of a select few public universities holding two prestigious designations from the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education:

  • Very High Research Activity
  • Community Engagement

The areas of WSU research excellence include the medical sciences, chemistry, physics, psychology, computer science, engineering, and social science.

In particular, WSU is known for landmark research in cancer, maternal-fetal medicine, children' s health, neurosciences, and bioengineering.

In addition, WSU's TechTown, a 12-block research and technology park, includes more than 70 companies, and reflects WSU's long-term commitment to building an entrepreneurial culture on campus and in the community.

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