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  • Wellness to Welcome Spring – Evening of Science on Mar. 13

    Friday, March 8, 2019

    Wellness to Welcome Spring – Evening of Science on Mar. 13 The Office of Research and Graduate Education along with Dr. Clay Marsh will host an Evening of Science on Mar. 13 at 4 p.m. in room 2940A HSC North.

  • 2019 IPE week will take place March 18-22

    Friday, March 8, 2019

    The Office of Interprofessional Education 2019 IPE week will take place from Mar. 18 - 22. The theme for this year’s event is Team and Teamwork.

  • WVU School of Dentistry takes tobacco cessation efforts on the road

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019

    WVU School of Dentistry takes tobacco cessation efforts on the road During the recent 2019 West Virginia legislative session, Senate Bill 348 was voted down in the House Health Committee. The bill would have raised the legal age to use tobacco in West Virginia to 21. At the WVU School of Dentistry, faculty responds.

  • WVU in the News: WVU Medicine hosts grand opening for Center for Hope and Healing

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019

    WVU in the News: WVU Medicine hosts grand opening for Center for Hope and Healing WVU Medicine and the WVU Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry held a grand opening on Mar. 1 for the new WVU Medicine Center for Hope and Healing. The 29,305-square-foot addiction treatment facility offers 12 beds for subacute medically managed withdrawal residential care and 30 beds for residential care up to 28 days.

  • WVU researchers pursue blood test for colorectal cancer

    Monday, March 4, 2019

    WVU researchers pursue blood test for colorectal cancer Researchers at the West Virginia University Cancer Institute are evaluating a first-of-its-kind blood test for detecting colorectal cancer. Their findings may help propel the test toward inclusion in the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s recommendations for colorectal cancer screening.  

  • WVU in the News: WVU expert participates in subcommittee hearing

    Monday, March 4, 2019

    WVU in the News: WVU expert participates in subcommittee hearing WASHINGTON, D.C.-(WTAP) A Senate subcommittee hearing examining the opioid epidemic featured an expert from West Virginia University on addiction.

  • WVU neuroscientist explores fighting weight gain with darkness

    Wednesday, February 27, 2019

    WVU neuroscientist explores fighting weight gain with darkness A novel way to treat weight gain may involve limiting our exposure to light at night—whether that light comes from our bedside lamps, the light pollution that sneaks through our windows or the electronic devices we use as we drift off to sleep.

  • Health Sciences students can study abroad in Ecuador this summer

    Wednesday, February 27, 2019

    Health Sciences students can study abroad in Ecuador this summer A two-week seminar course in Guayaquil, Ecuador from June 15-29 will explore key issues in global health, with a focus on comparative medicine between North and South American countries.

  • Campus Conversation at WVU Health Sciences Center: House Bill 2519 “campus carry”

    Wednesday, February 27, 2019

    Campus Conversation at WVU Health Sciences Center: House Bill 2519 “campus carry” West Virginia University faculty, staff and students are invited to join an open conversation Thursday (Feb. 28) at noon at the Okey Patteson Auditorium at the Health Sciences Center on House Bill 2519, which commonly is referred to as “campus carry.” The bill currently is making its way through the West Virginia Legislature and would permit concealed weapons to be carried in designated areas on campus by concealed weapons license holders.

  • Haut named to new leadership position at Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute

    Tuesday, February 26, 2019

    Haut named to new leadership position at Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute Marc W. Haut, Ph.D., has been chosen to serve in a new leadership role as vice chair and director of clinical research and education for the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute. Currently the chair of West Virginia University’s Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, Dr. Haut is also professor in the Departments of Neuroscience, Neurology and Radiology and the WVU Cancer Institute.