Health Research at WVU

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.

Bridges to Healthy Transitions

Focuses on structures, processes and transitions that impact the care and quality of life of under-served and medically complex populations.

Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute

The WVU Rockefeller Neurosciences 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.

Clinical and Pharmacologic Research Center

Conducts paid clinical trials and the results help to create more generic medication options.

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Injury Control Research Center

Advancing scientific discovery in the field of injury prevention and control.

Office of Research and Graduate Education

Training graduate students to be successful at the next career level.

Prevention Research Center

Research focuses on examining the underlying behaviors and social conditions related to tobacco use, sedentary lifestyle, and poor nutrition

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Research at the Charleston Campus

Aims to improve the health of our patients and community.

West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Advancing the development of research focused on the health issues facing the people and communities of West Virginia.

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WVU Cancer Institute

West Virginia’s premier cancer facility with a national reputation of excellence in cancer treatment, prevention and research.

WVU Eye Institute

Striving to provide every person in West Virginia with the very best eye care.

Health Sciences Academics

Learn more about academics at the HSC.

Video monitoring system reduces patient falls