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  • 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.

  • Dr. Robert Pack to present on Prescription Drug Abuse

    Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    Dr. Robert Pack, Professor of Community and Behavioral Health, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Public Health at East Tennessee State University, and Director of the new ETSU Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment will present on “Prescription Drug Abuse a Decade into the Epidemic: Lessons learned in Tennessee”.

  • James Simpkins wins national award for mentoring and research excellence

    Monday, June 27, 2016

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Earlier today West Virginia clinical and Translational Science Institute pilot recipient and mentor James “Jim” Simpkins, Ph.D., was awarded the inaugural Clinical and Translational Research (CTR) Award at the National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE) in Washington D.C.

  • Learning and Clinical Integration Grants: Call for applications

    Friday, June 24, 2016

    The Learning and Clinical Integration Team at Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, has recently published three Call for Grant Notifications (CGNs) for independent, certified medical education in various disease areas. They are publicly available through Genentech's funding site, the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) site, and the Alliance for Continuing Education in Health Professions (ACEHP) site. More therapeutic areas or support may also be listed on the funding website.  To review the details of these requests, including criteria, due dates, and submission procedures, please go to the Genentech funding request website: funding.gene.com

  • Stroke Researcher awarded the 2016 Scientist Development Grant

    Wednesday, June 15, 2016

    Xuefang "Sophie" Ren, Ph.D., research assistant professor and director of the Experimental Stroke Core, was recently awarded the GRA Winter 2016 Scientist Development Grant from the American Heart Association. 

  • WVU Injury Control Research Center presents awards for excellence in teaching and research

    Wednesday, May 25, 2016

    Steven Wheeler, Ph.D., and Brandon Lucke-Wold have been recognized by the WVU Injury Control Research Center (ICRC) for excellence in teaching and research in the fields of injury and/or violence prevention.

  • Proposers Day event hosted by DARPA (the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency)

    Monday, May 23, 2016

    Special Notice (SN) DARPA-SN-16-39 Defense Sciences Office Proposers Day June 22-23, 2016

  • 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.

  • Outstanding Graduate Student and Mentor awards ceremony

    Wednesday, April 13, 2016

    On April 8, 2016, the Office of Research and Graduate Education recognized the achievements and participation of our graduate students in the research, teaching and service missions of the Health Science Center.  As part of this ceremony, awards were given to faculty who are outstanding mentors and to graduate students who are outstanding in their graduate programs.