Welcome Vince Castranova!
Vince has recently joined us here in the Office of Research and Graduate Education as a Liasion for WVU HSC and NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health). He will be assisting, supporting and developing projects and collaborations between both parties.
Currently, he is the Principal Investigator on the IGERT (Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship) program in Nanotoxicology which includes mentors from HSC, Downtown, and NIOSH.
Vince came to NIOSH in 1977 and retired in May of 2014. He joined WVU in September of 2014 as Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences.
He earned his Bachelors degree from Mount St. Mary's University with a Biology major and a Chemistry minor. He received his PhD from WVU in Physiology and continued on to complete a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Yale University.
In his spare time, he enjoys golfing and sports. He and his wife have been married for 46 years and are expecting their first grandchild in July.