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  • WVCTSI unveils Project ECHO

    Tuesday, April 12, 2016

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Earlier today the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute held a kickoff event to showcase the upcoming Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) in West Virginia. This program will utilize multipoint video conferencing to address hepatitis C cases that have risen steadily in recent years in West Virginia largely due to the increase in intravenous drug use.

  • School of Medicine’s Goodman awarded $2.5 million to study reproductive physiology

    Wednesday, March 30, 2016

    Robert “Bob” Goodman, Ph.D., professor in the School of Medicine’s Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, was recently awarded a $2.5 million grant by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NIH/NICHD) to study the role of the neuropeptide neurokinin B in control of hormonal cross-talk between the ovaries and the brain. 

  • 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

  • New Grant Funding Opportunity: Alzheimer's Disease

    Tuesday, March 29, 2016

    A new grant was recently announced from the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living.  The title of the opportunity is "Alzheimer's Disease Supportive Services Program (ADSSP): Creating and Sustaining Dementia-Capable Service Systems for People with Dementia and their Family Caregivers". 

  • 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.

  • Exercise Physiology student presents research at Posters on the Hill event in Washington, D.C

    Monday, March 21, 2016

    Ashlee Seldomridge and her research advisor, Paul Chantler, Ph.D., assistant professor in the WVU School of Medicine’s Department of Exercise Physiology and the clinical research director for the Center for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences, have earned the honor of participating in the 20th annual Posters on the Hill event, a selective poster session sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR), based in Washington, D.C.

  • Preliminary Winners from the 3 Minute Thesis move on

    Friday, March 18, 2016

    Congratulations Danielle, Breanne and Kimberly!

  • PhD student Michelle Bedenbaugh receives travel award to national conference

    Thursday, March 17, 2016

    Michelle Bedenbaugh, a PhD student in the lab of Stan Hileman, was selected to receive a travel award to attend the Early Career Forum held in conjunction with at the Endocrine Society’s 98th Annual Meeting & Expo being held April 1-4, 2016 in Boston, MA.  She was also selected to present an oral poster preview presentation of her abstract at that meeting.  Her abstract is entitled “Characterization of neuronal nitric oxide synthase neurons in the hypothalamus of prepubertal sheep”.  Other authors on the abstract are Justin Lopez, Rick McCosh and Bob Goodman.

  • Biomedical Graduate students win travel grant to national meetings

    Tuesday, March 15, 2016

    WVU Biomedical Graduate students Aaron Snoberger and Andrew Nickerson each recently won travel grants to attend the Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego, CA. 

  • 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.