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  • WVU researcher receives $1.6 million to fight inflammation in neurodegenerative diseases

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    WVU researcher receives $1.6 million to fight inflammation in neurodegenerative diseases Inflammation is overwhelmingly beneficial, helping to fight illnesses caused by bacteria and viruses. However, most neurological diseases involve inflammation in the brain, which is thought to contribute to or exacerbate diseases.

  • Expansion of Post-Award Administration

    Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    The Office of Research and Graduate Education is pleased to announce the expansion of services involving Post-Award Administration of sponsored projects within the Health Sciences Center.

  • WVU biochemist goes online to X-ray life-sustaining crystals

    Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    WVU biochemist goes online to X-ray life-sustaining crystals On August 22, Aaron Robart, assistant professor of biochemistry in the WVU School of Medicine, used the powerful Advanced Photon Source at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago to zap three types of life-sustaining crystals with X-rays revealing molecular structures that resemble tangles of corkscrew pasta or patterns of daisies.

  • Women In Science and Health Committee announces conference opportunity

    Thursday, September 14, 2017

    The Mid-Career Seminar for Women, offered through the AAMC, is accepting applications from women physicians and scientists through Sept. 27, 2017.

  • DeLynn Lecture to feature national expert on improving cancer care delivery

    Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    DeLynn Lecture to feature national expert on improving cancer care delivery Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH, a nationally renowned medical oncologist and population health researcher, will deliver the 2017 Laurence and Jean DeLynn Lecture at 4 p.m., September 21, in the Fukushima Auditorium of the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center. The lecture is open to the public. A reception will follow in the Learning Center Commons.

  • WVU-led report shows smoking has not flamed out in all populations

    Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    WVU-led report shows smoking has not flamed out in all populations The number one cause of preventable death is on the decline, but not for everyone. A new report led by a West Virginia University public health expert shows that despite a drop in cigarette smoking nationwide, minority groups are at higher risk for tobacco-related diseases than others.

  • Perry G. Fine, M.D. Pain Lecture Series set for Oct. 16

    Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    Perry G. Fine, M.D. Pain Lecture Series set for Oct. 16 The Perry G. Fine, M.D., Pain Lecture Series will be held on Monday, October, 16, 2017, at the WVU Health Sciences Center, Okey Patteson Auditorium in Morgantown, West Virginia from 4 to 8 p.m.

  • Mindful Morsel series resumes Oct. 10

    Friday, September 8, 2017

    Mindful Morsel series resumes Oct. 10 The Mindfulness Work Group at WVU Health Sciences is pleased to offer Mindful Morsels, a series of talks aimed at providing the community with opportunities to learn more about mindfulness and explore practical applications that can improve our sense of connection and compassion.

  • Mindful Morsel series kicks off Sept. 14

    Friday, September 8, 2017

    The Mindfulness Work Group at WVU Health Sciences is pleased to offer Mindful Morsels, a series of talks aimed at providing the community with opportunities to learn more about mindfulness and explore practical applications that can improve our sense of connection and compassion.

  • Meet Lucas, WVU Health Sciences’ new certified visitation dog

    Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    Meet Lucas, WVU Health Sciences’ new certified visitation dog At any given time, we all appreciate the unconditional affection, softness and friendliness of a dog. Something about an animal, particularly a dog, just puts people at ease.