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  • Special preview: WVU Museum of the Health Sciences

    Monday, September 25, 2017

    Special preview: WVU Museum of the Health Sciences A special preview of the WVU Museum of the Health Sciences will be held on Oct. 13 at 4 p.m. in the Pylons area, along with a book signing with long-time WVU pediatric cardiologist and author Dr. Bill Neal for his newly released title, “The Quite Advocate:  Edward J. Van Liere’s Influence on Medical Education in West Virginia.”

  • WVU researcher helps diagnose a disease in a dinosaur fossil

    Friday, September 22, 2017

    WVU researcher helps diagnose a disease in a dinosaur fossil A team of researchers, including, Bruce M. Rothschild, M.D., a professor of medicine in WVU’s School of Medicine, recently uncovered a unique diagnosis for a dinosaur 78 million years after its death.

  • WVU Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) program director to speak at national convention

    Friday, September 22, 2017

    WVU Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) program director to speak at national convention Sally Lucci, program director for the bachelor’s degree program in Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) at West Virginia University, will be addressing how health information management (HIM) departments should react after a violent incident, at the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) annual convention and exhibit taking place Oct. 6-8 in Los Angeles, California.

  • School of Medicine names orthopedic physical therapist

    Friday, September 22, 2017

    School of Medicine names orthopedic physical therapist Renee McGinnis, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, an accomplished orthopedic physical therapist, joined the West Virginia University School of Medicine’s Division of Physical Therapy as assistant professor.

  • 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.

  • Don’t miss Tuesday’s HSC Fall Service Fair  

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Don’t miss Tuesday’s HSC Fall Service Fair   In partnership with WVU Center for Service and Learning, WVU Health Sciences Center will host a fall service fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at WVU Health Sciences Center – Learning Center Commons/Pylons Area.

  • 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.

  • Discussion leaders named for Post-Charlottesville Town Hall

    Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    Discussion leaders named for Post-Charlottesville Town Hall Seven volunteer discussion leaders will take part in the Health Sciences-WVU Medcine Town Hall this Wednesday (Sept. 20) at noon in the Patteson Auditorium at WVU.

  • WVU kicks off 2017 United Way campaign

    Monday, September 18, 2017

    West Virginia University has kicked off its 2017 United Way campaign with a goal of $300,000. The campaign, which lasts eight weeks, will wrap up Nov. 10.

  • WVU School of Medicine offers new endocrinology and metabolism fellowship 

    Monday, September 18, 2017

    The West Virginia University School of Medicine announced recently that accreditation was granted for a new fellowship program in endocrinology and metabolism, one of only two such fellowships in the state. Recruitment for the position starts in fall 2017.