Biomedical Research Infrastructure Center

Biomedical Research Infrastructure Center


The WSSU Biomedical Research Infrastructure Center (BRIC) is a center of excellence dedicated to basic biomedical and translational research to promote the understanding and prevention of human diseases including heart disease, cancer, drug addiction, neurological disorders and pain. Areas of research include biochemical and cellular mechanisms, neuropathology, genetic control of cell growth and differentiation as well as tissue damage and regeneration. Our research in improving minority health is the foundation for new strategies, vaccines and diagnostics necessary to reduce mortality rate in the minority community.  Through dedication of our mission of improving health and our commitment in biomedical and translational research, our aim of training the future generation of scientists are achieved.

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Twenty MARC U*STAR and NIGMS RISE Scholars proudly represented WSSU at the 16th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Tampa Florida. Lanazha Belfield, a senior biology major won Best Oral Presentation in Physiology; Beverly Dosso, a senior chemistry major won Best Poster Presentation in Cancer Cell Biology and Victoria Sedwick, a senior chemistry major won Best Poster Presentation in Chemistry.

Dr. Manjunatha Bhat receives the University of North Carolina Board of Governors' 2016 Award for Excellence in Teaching

Dr. Azeez Aileru is awarded $2.3M in Grant Funds to advance Minority Students in the area of Biomedical Sciences Research

WSSU and Wiley Middle School W2=STEAM Partnership 2015

Dr. Exazevia Logan WSSU neuroscientist encourages students
to embrace research

U.S. News Best Colleges; Road Trip to Winston-Salem State University

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