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  • WVU Medicine and Health Sciences to host holiday celebration for faculty and staff

    Thursday, November 29, 2018

    WVU Medicine and Health Sciences to host holiday celebration for faculty and staff The annual Holiday Celebration for WVU Medicine and Health Sciences employees will kick off on Thurs., Dec. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. at The Market, located on the ground floor of the Health Sciences Center. The Market will close at 11:30 a.m. for the celebration.

  • 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.

  • Pharmacy researcher leads the future of experimental therapeutics at WVU

    Wednesday, November 7, 2018

    Pharmacy researcher leads the future of experimental therapeutics at WVU Researchers across campus are taking a One WVU approach to solving important problems and saving lives. At its core, an experimental therapeutics platform that integrates multiple disciplines from chemistry and biology to the health sciences and cancer institute. 

  • WVU’s chapter of APhA-ASP wins regional award for heart disease awareness

    Monday, November 5, 2018

    WVU’s chapter of APhA-ASP wins regional award for heart disease awareness Congratulations to the WVU School of Pharmacy’s Chapter of the American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP)! They earned the 2017-2018 region two award for Operation Heart activities. The award was presented this weekend at the association’s Midyear Regional Meetings in Baltimore, Maryland.  Operation Heart, a program to create awareness of cardiovascular disease, was launched as an official APhA-ASP National Patient Care project in 2010. Through participation in Operation Heart, student pharmacists work in their communities to encourage lifestyle modifications, monitor associated risk factors and provide education about medications for heart disease. APhA-ASP Region two includes schools of pharmacy from West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Maryland, Delaware, and New Jersey.

  • Blue Zones Project WVU transformation presentation and Food and Friends @ 5 celebration

    Sunday, November 4, 2018

    Blue Zones Project WVU transformation presentation and Food and Friends @ 5 celebration Join Blue Zones Project Wednesday, Nov. 14, for a presentation by national speaker Nick Buettner about improving well-being across campus. The event will be held from 5:00 to 7 p.m. at the Erickson Alumni Center. Refreshments and healthy snacks provided. 

  • 2019 Van Liere Research Conference

    Wednesday, October 31, 2018

    2019 Van Liere Research Conference The 54th Annual Van Liere Research Conference (formerly the E.J. Van Liere Convocation and HSC Research Day) will be held on March 21st and 22nd, 2019 on the WVU Health Sciences Campus in Morgantown, WV.

  • WVU grad student collaborates with pharmacy professor to pursue drug to treat aggressive form of blood cancer

    Wednesday, October 24, 2018

    WVU grad student collaborates with pharmacy professor to pursue drug to treat aggressive form of blood cancer Multiple myeloma doesn’t play around. Within five years of being diagnosed with this form of blood cancer, about half of all patients die from it. And even if they initially respond well to treatment, the cancer can hide in their bone marrow for years before reemerging in a tougher-to-treat form.

  • Health Sciences Campus to host Mountaineer Week events

    Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    Health Sciences Campus to host Mountaineer Week events Mountaineer Week, WVU’s annual celebration of West Virginia heritage and culture, will make a stop at the Health Sciences Campus on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the Learning Center Green.

  • Du Publishes Two Studies That Describe an Improved Approach to Bone Marrow Transplant

    Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    Du Publishes Two Studies That Describe an Improved Approach to Bone Marrow Transplant WVU cancer researcher and Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Wei Du, MD, PhD, teamed up with researchers from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center to focus on improving outcomes and reducing side effects of traditional stem cell transplant. Their work was recently published in Leukemia, one of the top journals in hematology.

  • NIH awards WVU $11.2 million for interdisciplinary cancer research

    Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    NIH awards WVU $11.2 million for interdisciplinary cancer research West Virginia University’s School of Pharmacy will soon become one of the few pharmacy schools in the nation that leads a center of biomedical research excellence. Funded by the National Institutes of Health, these centers support interdisciplinary, thematically related research into preventing, diagnosing and treating health problems.