Wayne State University

A moment to
Discover

Our research is more of a path where the information, the discovery, is leading us to our next question.

Moriah Thomason, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute

As a nationally recognized urban research university, Wayne State is ranked among the top public institutions for research expenditures by the National Science Foundation. Throughout each school and college, the discoveries at Wayne State have local impact and global influence.

Through transformational technologies in health care, energy and manufacturing, to a greater understanding of human behavior and urban issues, the core research excellence at Wayne State provides a pathway to identify new solutions and enhance quality of life.

Investing in research at Wayne State enables our faculty to innovate, to ask and answer questions, and to contribute to our society. This work, along with engaging students and training the next generation of research scholars, requires significant support to provide state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment for multidisciplinary, translational and applied research.

This is discover, and it is new ideas, new solutions to life’s greatest challenges, and advancing the next generation of investigators and innovative thinkers.