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  • Faculty and staff: Encourage HSC student veterans to participate in campus survey

    Wednesday, September 19, 2018

    Faculty and staff: Encourage HSC student veterans to participate in campus survey To help us learn more about student veteran's experiences and how to better support them, the President’s Action Group for Veterans is asking all student veterans to participate in a brief survey.

  • Do you have a game changing, energy innovation?

    Monday, September 17, 2018

    Do you have a game changing, energy innovation? Innovation Crossroads Now Accepting Applications for Cohort 3!

  • Health Sciences Town Hall to focus on One Mountaineer Family

    Thursday, September 13, 2018

     Health Sciences Town Hall to focus on One Mountaineer Family Meshea Poore, vice president for the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at WVU, will be the special guest at a Health Sciences Town Hall during WVU’s Diversity Week celebrations.

  • With severe storm approaching the East Coast, WVU reminds campus community about safety and resources

    Tuesday, September 11, 2018

    With severe storm approaching the East Coast, WVU reminds campus community about safety and resources The West Virginia University Police and Office of Emergency Management urges students, faculty and staff to be prepared as the state braces for the impact of Hurricane Florence, making landfall along the East Coast later this week.

  • WVU researchers receive $2.38M grant for hybrid imaging system

    Monday, September 10, 2018

    WVU researchers receive $2.38M grant for hybrid imaging system Two West Virginia University School of Medicine researchers have received $2.38 million from the National Institutes of Health to build a one-of-a-kind pre-clinical imaging system that integrates PET-scan technology with a magnet-based imaging system that’s akin to MRI.

  • With NIH funding, WVU grad student investigates neural circuit’s development

    Monday, September 10, 2018

    With NIH funding, WVU grad student investigates neural circuit’s development You’re taking a walk, and you hear a dog growl. Is it behind you or in front of you? Two houses down or at your heels? The calyx of Held, which is located in the part of the brain that controls hearing, helps you discern this instantly. 

  • Campo to discuss suicide prevention at Festival of Ideas series

    Thursday, September 6, 2018

    Campo to discuss suicide prevention at Festival of Ideas series This season’s Festival of Ideas at WVU kicks off on Sept. 11 at 4 p.m. at the Health Sciences Center's Okey Patteson auditorium. Dr. John Campo will present "Suicide Prevention Across the Lifespan and the Rural-Urban Continuum."

  • Nancy Sanders memorial student and faculty travel and research abroad grants open to submissions

    Thursday, September 6, 2018

    In honor of the legacy of long-time staff member in WVU’s Global Health Program, the Global Engagement Office (GEO) at Health Sciences is pleased to announce that the application period for the Nancy Sanders Memorial Student Travel Grant and the Nancy Sanders Memorial Faculty Research Abroad Grant is now open. Nancy was instrumental in establishing WVU’s highly successful and nationally distinguished Tropical Medicine Course. She enjoyed meeting people from all over the world, and she made every visitor feel welcomed and loved. In the same spirit of her tireless work, hospitality and kindness, the GEO administers these grants to support the development and cultivation of international collaborations for faculty and students. Up to five student awards of $2,000.00 each are available for the academic year. One of these five student awards is prioritized for an outbound placement through the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO) program of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). One faculty research award of $10,000 is available.  Applicant eligibility, program details, and application instructions can be found on the GEO webpage. The deadline for submission for both grant awards is Friday, October 12, 2018. For more information, contact the GEO Office: Web: www.hsc.wvu.edu/geo E-mail: cwaybrig@hsc.wvu.edu Phone: 304-581-1820

  • WVU Researcher Awarded Collaborative R01 Grant to focus on the importance of iron during infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa

    Thursday, September 6, 2018

    When they cause infections, bacteria often need to steal nutrients from their host to survive. For example, they must acquire iron to help them with growth, metabolism, respiration and virulence.

  • Apply now for health development program in Cape Town, South Africa

    Tuesday, September 4, 2018

    Apply now for health development program in Cape Town, South Africa One Heart Source is currently accepting applications for our 2019 Service Learning Programs. Choose from 2 and 4 week Health Development programs in Cape Town, South Africa.