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  • 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.

  • 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!