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  • WVU, partners announce regional hub to train entrepreneurs, commercialize healthcare technology

    Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    WVU, partners announce regional hub to train entrepreneurs, commercialize healthcare technology Hoping to speed up the move from idea to application, West Virginia University and 23 other regional institutions have come together to create a “virtual hub” that will ultimately help speed the commercialization of groundbreaking university research. 

  • Community-based research town hall

    Thursday, October 11, 2018

    WVCTSI and the WVU Mountaineer Health Initiative are co-sponsoring a town hall meeting to highlight research taking place across the state. “Conversation and Collaboration: WVU Community-Based Researchers and Outreach Staff Making a Difference,” offers attendees the chance to learn about the range of community engaged research and outreach across the state, meet colleagues engaged in similar work, identify common issues, and ascertain better ways to support each other in the field.

  • Public Health faculty to provide evaluation expertise for new Family Engagement Center

    Thursday, October 11, 2018

    Public Health faculty to provide evaluation expertise for new Family Engagement Center Three West Virginia University School of Public Health faculty members will be part of a $4.8 million Department of Education grant to develop a new West Virginia Family Engagement Center. Associate Professor Alfgeir Kristjansson, Ph.D., and adjunct faculty members Megan Smith and Michael Mann – formerly full-time faculty in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences – will serve as external evaluators for the project.

  • Du Publishes Two Studies That Describe an Improved Approach to Bone Marrow Transplant

    Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    Du Publishes Two Studies That Describe an Improved Approach to Bone Marrow Transplant WVU cancer researcher Wei Du, MD, PhD, teamed up with researchers from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center to focus on improving outcomes and reducing side effects of traditional stem cell transplant. Their work was recently published in Leukemia, one of the top journals in hematology.

  • NIH awards WVU $11.2 million for interdisciplinary cancer research

    Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    NIH awards WVU $11.2 million for interdisciplinary cancer research West Virginia University’s School of Pharmacy will soon become one of the few pharmacy schools in the nation that leads a center of biomedical research excellence. Funded by the National Institutes of Health, these centers support interdisciplinary, thematically related research into preventing, diagnosing and treating health problems. 

  • Influenza vaccine required for all employees working in patient care areas

    Monday, October 8, 2018

    Influenza vaccine required for all employees working in patient care areas WVU faculty, providers, residents, students and volunteers whose job duties bring them into contact with patients are required to receive the flu vaccination prior to Wed., Dec. 5. Options are available through Employee Health.

  • Expanded food options available at The Market at Health Sciences during renovations

    Thursday, October 4, 2018

    Expanded food options available at The Market at Health Sciences during renovations Food options at the Health Sciences Center will expand as renovations continue. A buffet will be offered beginning the week of Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in The Market location and will available to all, including students with meal plans. The menu will be updated daily.

  • WVU Cancer Institute’s Second Annual Lung Cancer Conference: Catalyzing Change to Address Lung Cancer

    Wednesday, October 3, 2018

    WVU Cancer Institute’s Second Annual Lung Cancer Conference: Catalyzing Change to Address Lung Cancer The free event is designed to heighten awareness about the impact of lung cancer across West Virginia. The conference will engage health care providers, health care delivery systems, community-based organizations, payers, advocates, public health educators, and policymakers to improve lung cancer screening, early detection, treatment, and survivorship.

  • WVU School of Public Health, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute collaborate to combat state’s opioid epidemic

    Monday, October 1, 2018

    WVU School of Public Health, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute collaborate to combat state’s opioid epidemic The West Virginia University School of Public Health and the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute are collaborating to create a new leadership position that will focus on advancing brain health research and services to combat the state’s ongoing opioid epidemic.

  • Public Health professor appointed to advisory board addressing critical state transportation policy

    Thursday, September 27, 2018

    Public Health professor appointed to advisory board addressing critical state transportation policy Christiaan Abildso, Ph.D., M.P.H., an assistant professor in the WVU School of Public Health’s Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, was recently appointed to the Complete Streets Advisory Board by West Virginia Governor Jim Justice.