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  • WVU in the News: WVU researchers evaluate impact of local rail trails

    Thursday, May 23, 2019

    WVU in the News: WVU researchers evaluate impact of local rail trails From 2016 to 2017, the West Virginia University Health Research Center evaluated the business impact of the Mon River Trails System, which is a network of 48 miles of trails in North Central West Virginia. Christiaan Abildso, assistant professor and the Center's program director, recently spoke with WBOY-TV about their efforts.

  • WVU Cell & Molecular Biology and Biomedical Engineering Training Program

    Thursday, May 23, 2019

    WVU Cell & Molecular Biology and Biomedical Engineering Training Program (CBTP)

  • Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Alzheimer’s Research Program

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019

    Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Alzheimer’s Research Program The FY19 Defense Appropriation provides $15 million (M) to the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Alzheimer’s Research Program (PRARP) to support research which addresses the long-term consequences of traumatic brain injury (TBI) as they pertain to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related dementias (ADRD). As directed by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, the Defense Health Agency, J9 Research and Development Directorate manages the Defense Health Program (DHP) Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) appropriation.

  • Identifying Funding for Your Project - Looking Beyond Traditional Agencies

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019

    Identifying Funding for Your Project - Looking Beyond Traditional Agencies The Office of Research and Graduate Education will be hosting an engaging session with the new Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Shelly Birdsong-Maddex.  Shelly will join HSC faculty on behalf of the WVU Foundation to discuss partnerships and identifying funding opportunities beyond the traditional agencies.  

  • WVU researcher studies incurable blood disease usually diagnosed in children

    Wednesday, May 15, 2019

    WVU researcher studies incurable blood disease usually diagnosed in children Treating a stubborn blood disease that strikes children may come down to tweaking energy production in stem cells, suggests research out of West Virginia University.

  • Student in Guo Laboratory Awarded Prestigious Travel Award

    Friday, May 10, 2019

    Student in Guo Laboratory Awarded Prestigious Travel Award Salvi Singh an MS student in Computer Science from the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at WVU who works in the Laboratory of Dr. Lan Guo, as a Research Assistant was awarded the NSF Travel Award for her presentation at the 9th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (ACM BCB 2018). The title of her presentation was: Genet-CNV: Boolean Implication Networks for Modelling Genome-Wide Co-occurrence of DNA Copy Number Variations: Ms. Singh, working with her mentor Lan Guo, Ph.D. uses an algorithm to detect DNA copy number variation networks that may be important for lung cancers. Her current research focuses on identifying genes that may be drivers in lung cancer initiation and metastasis.

  • Monday, May 13: WVCTSI hosting MacArthur Genius Awardees for special research seminar

    Thursday, May 9, 2019

    Monday, May 13: WVCTSI hosting MacArthur Genius Awardees for special research seminar

  • From Clay Marsh: WVU firmly supports vaccinating children and adults

    Tuesday, May 7, 2019

    From Clay Marsh: WVU firmly supports vaccinating children and adults West Virginia University and its Health Sciences schools support evidence-based vaccination of children and adults as supported by every governing health body of children and of our population.

  • Public Seminar featuring MacArthur Genius Awardees

    Monday, May 6, 2019

    Public Seminar featuring MacArthur Genius Awardees The WVCTSI will their External Advisory Committee next week.  As part of their visit, two of the esteemed committee members, Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr and Dr. Bonnie Bassler, will host a public seminar focused on reaching national excellence in research. These two members have both received MacArthur Fellowships, Genius Awards, and can share their experiences and advice on reaching a presence on a national and international stage. This special event will take place Monday May 13th from 12:30-1:30 in G119B of the Health Sciences North Building.

  • WVU Public Health Commencement features nationally known fire chief fighting opioid epidemic

    Monday, May 6, 2019

    WVU Public Health Commencement features nationally known fire chief fighting opioid epidemic Known across the country for her pioneering efforts in fighting the opioid epidemic, Huntington fire chief Jan Rader delivered the keynote address at the WVU School of Public Health's commencement ceremony on May 10, 2019.