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  • Noted nursing expert joins WVU to lead research and scholarship efforts

    Monday, August 15, 2016

    Accomplished nursing professor and researcher Dr. Ubolrat “Diu” Piamjariyakul has been named Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship at the West Virginia University School of Nursing.

  • WV-INBRE program brings faculty and student researchers across the state to WVU and Marshall for research experience

    Wednesday, August 10, 2016

    West Virginia University and Marshall University received a grant for approximately $16 million dollars in 2014 to be distributed over the course of five years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support an Institutional Development Award (IDeA) Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE).

  • DHHR develops plan to transform West Virginia’s health care system with support from WVU

    Wednesday, July 27, 2016

    The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and the WVU School of Public Health today released a major plan to improve the state’s health care system.

  • Internal Study Section: The A0 Review Panel

    Monday, July 25, 2016

    The Investigator “Intent for Pre-Review” (PI name, grant title and specific aims) for the next A0 Internal Study Section review is due to Valerie Lemasters (vlemasters@hsc.wvu.edu) next Monday, August 1 by close of business. 

  • Pharmacy Graduate Assistants Present at State Conference

    Wednesday, July 13, 2016

    Pharmacy Graduate Assistants Present at State Conference

  • Kristina Marinak recently elected to represent Early Career Ambassadors

    Tuesday, July 12, 2016

    Kristina Marinak, a graduate student in the lab of Dr. Elena Pugacheva, has been elected to represent the Early Career Ambassadors (ECAM) of the Metastasis Research Society (MRS), by serving on their Early Career Leadership Council (ECLC). As an elected member of the ECLC, she will work with the ECLC Chair and the MRS board of directors, to develop and implement ECAM-sponsored activities that advance the mission of the society as they work towards enhancing the quality and longevity of the lives of patients with metastatic cancer. The ECLC supports the MRS’s mission to: understand the process of metastasis at the cellular, molecular and biochemical levels; identify and evaluate therapeutics for their ability to control or reduce metastases in preclinical models; and work with clinical colleagues to design and implement clinical trials to translate findings to the clinic. This 4-year term will begin this year in September at the 16th Biennial MRS Congress in Chengdu, China, where she will be presenting her research as a poster presentation.  Kristina is currently researching the role of nuclear Aurora-A Kinase in promoting triple negative breast cancer metastasis.  Kristina is also a member of WVU's Graduate Student Organization. Congratulations Kristina!

  • WVU researcher brings national attention to teenagers and workplace injury

    Thursday, July 7, 2016

    Dr. Kimberly Rauscher, an associate professor in the WVU School of Public Health, is featured on the “Public Health Minute with William Latimer,” airing this month on select NPR stations around the country.

  • What puts the waddle in the walk of moms-to-be?

    Thursday, July 7, 2016

    Jean McCrory, Ph.D.'s, research was recently featured in a NPR story about how pregnancy changes the way women walk. Dr. McCrory studies gait and balance in pregnant women.

  • ICRC Researcher on "Public Health Minute"

    Tuesday, July 5, 2016

    Dr. Kimberly Rauscher spoke on the radio segment "Public Health Minute". She discussed her research on prevention of work injuries among youth.  "Public Health Minute" is sponsored by the Lehman College school of Health Sciences, Human Services & Nursing and The City University of New York.  To access the recording click here: http://bit.ly/29kBky4 

  • Nutrition start-up joins WVU Health Sciences Innovation Center

    Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    West Virginia University has added a third scientific tenant in the Health Sciences Innovation Center.