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.”
The Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center (MBRCC) and Office of Research and Graduate Education announce the availability of two pilot award funding mechanisms.
The Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center (MBRCC) and Office of Research and Graduate Education announce the availability of two pilot award funding mechanisms. The American Cancer Society (ACS) (http://www.cancer.org), supported Pilot Project Grants (PPG) and the “Let the Journey Begin” CNS Malignancy focused PPG with applications due Monday, June 30, 2014, 2014.