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  • 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. 

  • 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 

  • 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”.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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