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  • The Defense Health Program: DoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Programs

    Friday, May 6, 2016

    The Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) Defense Appropriations Act provides $278.7 million to the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP).  The vision of the PRMRP is to improve the health and well-being of all military Service members, Veterans, and beneficiaries.  The PRMRP challenges the scientific and clinical communities to address one of the FY16 congressionally directed topic areas with original ideas that foster new directions in basic science and translational research; novel product development leading to improved therapeutic or diagnostic tools; synergistic, multidisciplinary research programs; or clinical trials that address an immediate clinical need.

  • Traineeship Positions available in the Behavioral and Biomedical Sciences

    Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    The WVU Behavioral and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) Research Training Program, supported by NIGMS grant T32 GM081741, is now accepting applications for trainees for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • WVU researcher receives $1.7 million award to fight cancer

    Wednesday, April 20, 2016

    A West Virginia University researcher has been awarded $1.7 million to conduct research into how immunotherapy can strengthen the body’s own defenses to improve treatment for breast and lung cancers.

  • WVU Cancer Institute Evening of Science April 25 at New Evansdale Crossing

    Thursday, April 14, 2016

    Team Members: Yuriy Loskutov; Matthew Smolkin; Vishy Ramamurthy; Max Sokolov; Chris Cifarelli; Adham Salkeni; Candece Gladson (Cleveland Clinic)and Jann Sarkaria (Mayo Clinic Rochester)

  • Super Resolution and Confocal Seminar - presented by Nikon Instruments

    Monday, April 11, 2016

    ‘Super-resolution’ microscopy is a class of optical imaging techniques that can break the diffraction-limited resolution barrier. This seminar will discuss these exciting methodologies, including N-SIM, N-SIM-E and N-STORM.

  • Fireside Chat to discuss life sciences innovations

    Tuesday, March 29, 2016

    SAVE THE DATE – HSC Innovation Center Launch Fireside Chat with Max Wallace and Don Lo April 7th ; 1:00 PM Okey Patteson Auditorium

  • Intelligence Community Research Opportunities Now Available for Postdoc and Faculty Teams

    Tuesday, March 22, 2016

    ORAU is now accepting proposals for the Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program.  Recent Ph.D. graduates or Ph.D. students who will soon complete their degrees are invited to collaborate with full-time faculty or staff members from accredited colleges, universities, and U.S. Government laboratories who will serve as the Postdoc’s local Research Advisor.  In partnership with the Research Advisor, the Postdoc composes and submits a technical proposal that responds to one of the research opportunities identified at http://orau.org/icpostdoc/current-opportunities.aspx.

  • WVU medical residents present research at national competition

    Monday, March 14, 2016

    Recently, Eric Interval, M.D. and Ben Addicks,  M.D. competed with residents from Case Western University, the Cleveland Clinic and UPMC for the Robert and George Schein Research Awards sponsored annually by the Otolaryngology Department at UPMC.

  • Van Liere Research Day highlights work of Center Students

    Sunday, February 28, 2016

    This is a great way to highlight and celebrate the research being done here at the Health Sciences Center. There will be Oral Presentation competitions on Thursday from Clinical Residents and Graduate students. Friday, we will celebrate students from all HSC programs/schools with a poster session. Please stop by and engage these outstanding students. The plenary lecture will be Friday, March 3rd at 2:00pm in Okey Patteson. The plenary lecturer will be Gregory del Zoppo, MD, a thought leader in the world of stroke research.