West Virginia faces a unique set of health issues: a population at significantly higher risk of disease and early mortality than other states in the nation; rural communities with shortages of key health professionals; social, environmental, and demographic factors that contribute to poor health outcomes.
The WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI) includes several University-wide multidisciplinary research groups studying memory and Alzheimer's disease, addiction, stroke, cognitive neuroscience, sensory neuroscience, brain health and neurodegenerative diseases.
Conducts paid clinical trials and the results help to create more generic medication options.
Advancing scientific discovery in the field of injury prevention and control.
Training graduate students to be successful at the next career level.
Research focuses on examining the underlying behaviors and social conditions related to tobacco use, sedentary lifestyle, and poor nutrition
Aims to improve the health of our patients and community.
Advancing the development of research focused on the health issues facing the people and communities of West Virginia.
West Virginia’s premier cancer facility with a national reputation of excellence in cancer treatment, prevention and research.
Striving to provide every person in West Virginia with the very best eye care.
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