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  • 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, WV attorney general expand eighth grade drug prevention program

    Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    WVU, WV attorney general expand eighth grade drug prevention program West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and West Virginia University have partnered to expand a program aimed at sharing drug abuse prevention information with eighth grade students in West Virginia.  The initiative, launched in March with the West Virginia University School of Nursing, now also involves West Virginia University’s School of Pharmacy and two other universities.  

  • Student and faculty international travel grants available

    Friday, September 1, 2017

    Student and faculty international travel grants available In honor of the legacy of a 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.

  • WVU health care simulation week kicks off Sept. 12

    Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    WVU health care simulation week kicks off Sept. 12 September 12 kicks off national Health Care Simulation Week, and the WV STEPS Center welcomes visitors to a series of events highlighting simulation education.

  • WVU in the News - Study aims to increase effectiveness of opioid addiction treatment

    Tuesday, August 15, 2017

    WVU in the News - Study aims to increase effectiveness of opioid addiction treatment A new study being conducted at WVU is aimed at increasing the effectiveness of addiction treatment. As many as 20 percent of people addicted to opioids will not respond to the standard treatment of suboxone. Genetic background is one of several factors WVU and the West Virginia Clinical and Translation Science Institute will study to provide better more patient-specific addiction treatment. Get the full story on WV Always.

  • West Virginia health research gets $55 million boost

    Tuesday, August 1, 2017

    West Virginia health research gets $55 million boost MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Recommitting themselves to bring the benefits of research out of labs and hospitals and into the lives of West Virginia people and communities, a coalition of federal agencies, universities, hospitals and clinics will develop dozens of efforts over the next five years to battle addiction and cancer and reduce the impact of cardiovascular and neurological diseases.

  • Academy of Excellence in Teaching and Learning applications being accepted

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    The WVU Health Sciences Faculty Development Program is now accepting applications, CVs and biographies for the 2017 Academy of Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

  • WVCTSI and WVU research aims to increase addiction treatment effectiveness

    Thursday, July 13, 2017

    WVCTSI and WVU research aims to increase addiction treatment effectiveness MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Up to 20 percent of people with opioid use disorder may not respond to standard treatment. A new study at West Virginia University seeks to understand why.

  • Madhavan named to Fulbright Specialist Roster

    Monday, July 10, 2017

    Madhavan named to Fulbright Specialist Roster The U.S. State Department has added S. Suresh Madhavan, Ph.D., of the WVU School of Pharmacy to Fulbright Specialist Roster for the next three years.

  • Leukemia Research Foundation supports cancer research at WVU

    Wednesday, July 5, 2017

    Leukemia Research Foundation supports cancer research at WVU The Leukemia Research Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Wei Du, M.D., Ph.D., of the West Virginia University Cancer Institute to investigate a method for increasing the effectiveness of stem cell transplantation.