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WVU Police programs set for Health Sciences Center in February

A member of the West Virginia University Police Department will offer two active shooter trainings — Thursday, Feb. 20 from 1 to 2 p.m. at Health Sciences, North, Room 1909, and Friday, Feb. 21, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Health Sciences, Addition Room G17.

Under the Dome: WVU Legislative Update

Under the Dome delivers a review of the issues being considered by state government and the 84th West Virginia Legislature of West Virginia. It provides information on matters that affect WVU and higher education.

Taking the whoop out of whooping cough

Using animal models, WVU researchers have investigated whether an update of DTaP could strengthen the immune system’s attack on Bordetella pertussis, the bacteria that causes whooping cough.

Cell-phone-sized device that stimulates nerve in neck may prevent migraine

Drugs called triptans are the “mainstay of migraine treatment,” said West Virginia University neurologist Umer Najib, but typically, patients can’t take them more than twice a week. If they have a third migraine, they’re out of luck. But Najib is researching a new way to treat—and prevent—migraine attacks without this limitation: neuromodulation.

Student Opportunities in Rural Health Fair

The WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health is hosting an information fair on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 in the Pylons Lobby at the WVU Health Sciences Center from 10am to 1pm. There will be a full range of opportunities for undergraduate and graduate health professions students interested in practicing in rural and under-served areas to explore. Come with questions and get answers (and snacks and giveaways too)!