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  • Stop the Bleed

    Friday, November 16, 2018

    Stop the Bleed The Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center, in partnership with the American College of Surgeons, is taking part in the national “Stop the Bleed” initiative. Participants in the programs are being trained to stop bleeding in order to prevent death from hemorrhage.

  • West Virginia University first site to launch clinical trial utilizing non-opioid micropellet implant for chronic pain

    Thursday, November 15, 2018

    West Virginia University first site to launch clinical trial utilizing non-opioid micropellet implant for chronic pain As part of an ongoing commitment to battle opioid addiction, the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI) at West Virginia University today (Nov. 15) marked a major milestone, enrolling the first patient in a randomized clinical trial that will test the effectiveness of an injectable non-opioid, non-steroid micropellet to treat sciatica.

  • WVU-led research team to study turning carbon dioxide from power plants into valuable products

    Thursday, November 15, 2018

    WVU-led research team to study turning carbon dioxide from power plants into valuable products Research at West Virginia University will focus on turning carbon dioxide in power plant flue gas into commercial-quality sodium bicarbonate—baking soda—aiming to use product sales to lower the cost of carbon capture technology. 

  • WVU researchers help West Virginia become first state to collect real-time data on neonatal abstinence syndrome

    Thursday, November 15, 2018

    WVU researchers help West Virginia become first state to collect real-time data on neonatal abstinence syndrome As opioid use has pervaded West Virginia, the rate of infants who develop neonatal abstinence syndrome has increased. But significant barriers—including that various ways healthcare providers define NAS and document it in medical records—make it difficult for researchers to capture NAS data that is useful and reliable. 

  • WVU in the news—Richard Goldberg: A transformative leader in cancer research

    Tuesday, November 13, 2018

    W est Virginia University’s Cancer Institute is well-known for its treatment and innovation. Leading the institute is Dr. Richard Goldberg, who has not only established himself as a transformative leader but also a potent researcher and educator. A native of upstate New York, the renowned gastrointestinal cancer expert came to Morgantown about two years ago. Goldberg previously worked at The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center, where he served as the Klotz Family Professor of Cancer Research, the physician‐in‐ chief of the James Cancer Hospital, the associate director of the Ohio State Comprehensive Cancer Center and the acting division director of the Division of Medical Oncology. Before that, he also worked at the University of North Carolina and the Mayo Clinic. Goldberg is one of many world-class physicians recruited by WVU Medicine during the past few years, whose research has resulted in more than 300 peer-reviewed publications, including those in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association and the Journal of Clinical Oncology

  • WVU Heart and Vascular Institute among top sites in innovative pilot study to improve outcomes of heart attacks

    Monday, November 12, 2018

    The WVU Heart and Vascular Institute was a leading site in a national pilot study assessing a new treatment for patients experiencing a myocardial infarction, or heart attack. The door to unload (DTU) trial was presented yesterday (Oct. 11) as a late breaking clinical trial at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2018.

  • WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute surgeons perform minimally invasive surgery for epilepsy

    Friday, November 9, 2018

    WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute surgeons perform minimally invasive surgery for epilepsy Surgeons at the WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute have performed the state’s first laser interstitial thermal therapy (LiTT) procedure for drug-resistant epilepsy caused by focal seizures.

  • Two new restaurants to open at The Market

    Friday, November 9, 2018

    BurgerShop and Mindful will open Nov. 12 at The Market in the WVU Health Sciences Center.

  • Nancy Sanders Memorial Faculty Research Abroad Grant winners announced

    Thursday, November 8, 2018

    The Global Engagement Office at WVU Health Sciences has announced winners of the annual pilot grant and student travel awards.

  • Global health expert to discuss health challenges

    Thursday, November 8, 2018

    Global health expert to discuss health challenges Keith Martin, M.D., executive director of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health, will dicuss global health challenges at WVU Health Sciences on Thur., Nov. 15 at noon in Fukushima Auditorium. Complimentary box lunches will be provided for the first 50 attendees.