OPPORTUNITY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH AT WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY
On behalf of the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources (Statler) and the School of Medicine (SoM), we are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to stimulate externally funded collaborative biomedical engineering research.
Autism Brain-Study Underway at WVU
The Center for Disease Control reports that one in 68 children in the U.S. will have autism. That number jumps to 1 in 42 if we’re just talking about boys. And the risk increases if you already a have a child with autism. In West Virginia, new research is underway to try to get at how the autistic mind ticks.
Neuroscience Graduate Student Awarded A Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award
Paul S. Holcomb, a Biomedical Sciences Graduate student studying Neuroscience, was recently awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), National Institutes of Health. This highly selective and very prestigious fellowship will allow Paul to complete a research project entitled, “Structural Polarity Influences Terminal Placement and Competition in Formation of the Calyx of Held.”