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  • 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.

  • Internal HSC-Wide Study Section for Pre-review of Proposals

    Tuesday, March 8, 2016

    As part of our effort to support PIs we have established an internal HSC wide study section for pre-review of proposals.  Two panels of senior reviewers have been identified that include faculty with significant funding records and service on NIH study sections.  Our goal is to provide constructive feedback in a timely manner to support increased competitiveness of applications.  Pre-review has become a requirement for PIs accepting bridge funding from the Office of Research and Graduate Education, but this service remains otherwise optional.  Faculty are strongly encouraged to participate.  

  • Patrick Thomas, one of WVU's undergraduate cancer researchers, presented his research at the Capital

    Monday, March 7, 2016

    Patrick Thomas, an undergraduate Chemical Engineering major, was selected to present his research he performed last summer under the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center Summer Research Program.  He was chosen to persent his research at the 2016 Undergraduate Research Day at the Capital in Charleston, WV on February 25, 2016.

  • Biochemistry professor receives prestigious award

    Friday, February 5, 2016

    Vazhaikkurichi M. Rajendran, PhD, was recently inducted as a Fellow by the American Gastroenterological Association. 

  • WVU School of Medicine honors leading neuroscience researcher

    Thursday, February 4, 2016

    George Spirou, Ph.D., was honored by the University this week for his pioneering work in neuroscience research by being named to an endowed chair – the John W. and Jeannette S. Straton Research Chair in Neurosciences.

  • Summer internship programs at the National Institutes for Health

    Tuesday, December 15, 2015

    The NIH Summer Internship Program (SIP) is now accepting applications for summer 2016. In addition to full-time biomedical research opportunities, we provide career development opportunities for all summer interns, including workshops, courses, journal clubs and access to the OITE Career Services Center. We invite you to join our diverse community of over 5000 trainees for great science and outstanding career development resources.

  • WVU assists police with overdose drug

    Friday, December 4, 2015

    West Virginia University is taking action to help West Virginia police officers assist people who have overdosed on prescription opioid pain medications or illegal opiate drugs such as heroin. Naloxone is a drug that reverses the effects of opiate and opioid drug overdoses. The WVU Law Enforcement Naloxone Project will provide law enforcement agencies with the necessary training and procedures to administer this drug in emergency situations to persons incapacitated from an opioid or opiate overdose.

  • HSC faculty offered teaching program

    Monday, November 30, 2015

    The HSC Faculty Development Program is recruiting for the upcoming class of Longitudinal Scholars beginning Fall 2016.