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  • 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.

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

    Thursday, October 11, 2018

    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.

  • WVU researcher explores how an immune system problem may sabotage depression treatment

    Thursday, October 11, 2018

    WVU researcher explores how an immune system problem may sabotage depression treatment A West Virginia University researcher is investigating how a type of white blood cell that makes antibodies, called a B cell, may influence whether depressed patients respond well to pharmacological treatment.

  • 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. 

  • WVU researcher delves into cardiovascular effects of vaping

    Tuesday, October 9, 2018

    WVU researcher delves into cardiovascular effects of vaping Vaping has surpassed all other forms of tobacco use in middle- and high-schoolers. New research led by Mark Olfert, an associate professor in the West Virginia University School of Medicine, suggests if teenagers continue to vape into adulthood, the cardiovascular effects may, by some measures, be as dire as if they’d smoked cigarettes. 

  • 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.

  • Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy alumni to receive 2018 WVU homecoming awards

    Friday, October 5, 2018

    Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy alumni to receive 2018 WVU homecoming awards The West Virginia University Alumni Association will recognize two School of Medicine alumni and one School of Pharmacy graduate as 2018 Homecoming Award recipients.

  • 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 Global Health Week to be held Oct. 15-19 at Health Sciences Center

    Tuesday, October 2, 2018

    WVU Global Health Week to be held Oct. 15-19 at Health Sciences Center Global health challenges and experiences will be explored during the School of Medicine’s 2018 Global Health Week held at Health Sciences.