WVU’s decade of progress in cancer research has been rec­ognized by the National Center for Research Resources of the National Institutes of Health with a $5.5 million grant to the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center for biomedical research.
 
Michael McCawley, a research associate professor in the WVU Department of Community Medicine, has developed a solar-powered, cell­phone-enabled remote monitoring system to make sure Marcellus shale drilling sites in isolated locations are in compliance with environmental regulations, thus helping to make our most recent energy boom safer for the people of our region.
 
Giovanni Piedimonte, M.D., and a research team have discovered a class of natural regulatory molecules in human cells that can help fight a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages of between 75,000 and 125,000 infants yearly.
 
 
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High-technology anchors, companies are changing the state’s economy -- Fairmont Times-West Virginian
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