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  • Art in the Libraries series to debut in August

    Monday, July 30, 2018

    Art in the Libraries is an art exhibition program presenting exhibits in the WVU campus libraries. Opening August 1, at the Health Sciences Library, an exhibit of photographs by Rebecca Kiger that are a part of the A Knowing Intimacy exhibit will be on display.

  • West Virginia University selected as first site to launch an innovative clinical trial for Alzheimer’s

    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    West Virginia University (WVU) has been selected as the first site for an innovative clinical trial to treat Alzheimer’s disease. Ali Rezai, M.D., director of the WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, will lead the initiative in collaboration with INSIGHTEC, an Israel-based medical technology company who received approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin the clinical trial using focused ultrasound to treat Alzheimer’s.

  • Public health faculty to participate in Huntington's Opioid Town Hall July 28

    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    Dr. Michael Brumage, assistant dean for public health practice and service, and Alfgeir Kristjansson, an associate professor - both of the School of Public Health - will join featured panelist Susan Shepherd, manager of the Toronto Drug Strategy Secretariat for Toronto Public Health, and Marshall University Wellness Center Director Amy Saunders for the discussion. “Responses to the Opioid Epidemic: Lessons Learned and Best Practices” will be on Saturday, July 28, 9:30 a.m. until noon, in the Marshall University Memorial Student Center, Room BE5.

  • WVU in the News: Lesser-known universities do more with research money

    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    West Virginia University was recently rated third highest in a cost-effective research ranking based on a study that looked at the way the National Institutes of Health research grants are awarded.

  • Grant Writing Workshop for Faculty

    Wednesday, July 25, 2018

    This one day workshop presents sharp, concise information designed to help faculty write better grant proposals. It is primarily aimed at early career faculty or faculty with limited grant writing experience, but all faculty are welcome to attend. This workshop is offered at no cost to faculty by virtue of sponsorship from the Research Office and each faculty member’s college. The workshop will be held this year on Oct 4th from 8-5. Registration information will be sent out in mid-Aug through ENEWS and the Teaching and Learning Commons listserv. Contact Deanna Messenger for more information.

  • Doctors target opioid epidemic by learning new approaches to pain treatment

    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Twice a month, healthcare providers from rural health centers all across West Virginia meet in a virtual classroom to discuss how best to help their patients cope with chronic pain.

  • REDCap Help Clinics starting August 1

    Monday, July 16, 2018

    Are you in need of REDCap support? On August 1, WVCTSI will host its first REDCap Help Clinic to provide WVCTSI members with interactive assistance. During these sessions, participants can receive guidance and ask questions on a variety of REDCap topics including project initiation, features, functionality, and more.

  • WVU transforms neuroscience research and education with new Department of Neuroscience

    Monday, July 9, 2018

    In an effort to continue to improve brain health and wellness and understanding of neurological disorders, West Virginia University is bringing together more than 50 of its laboratories and dozens of educators to form a new Department of Neuroscience within the School of Medicine and as a part of the recently established Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute.

  • WVU to host tobacco experts leading efforts on reducing tobacco-related disparities

    Tuesday, July 3, 2018

    Tobacco disparities thought leader experts will gather in Morgantown, W.Va., July 9 and 10 to develop a strategic blueprint for continued efforts toward reducing the burden of tobacco-related disease and death.

  • HPML professor’s research featured at national health conference

    Tuesday, July 3, 2018

    Research by HPML assistant professor Lindsay Allen, Ph.D. and co-authors from University of Kentucky and St. Louis University was recently featured as one of the top papers at a premier national conference for health services research.