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  • Gov. Justice names WVU’s Clay Marsh to lead COVID-19 efforts for West Virginia

    Friday, March 27, 2020

    Gov. Justice names WVU’s Clay Marsh to lead COVID-19 efforts for West Virginia West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice named Clay Marsh, M.D., West Virginia University’s vice president and executive dean for Health Sciences, the state’s COVID-19/Coronavirus Czar during a press conference at the Capitol Complex in Charleston on Thur., March 26.

  • WVU eases scholarship requirements in light of academic changes amid COVID-19 outbreak

    Sunday, March 22, 2020

    West Virginia University students will be able to more easily focus on transitioning to online courses during the COVID-19 outbreak instead of being troubled about maintaining their scholarship eligibility during the end of the spring semester, as the University has taken steps to continue making higher education affordable.

  • Health Sciences Clinical Research Guidance: COVID-19

    Tuesday, March 17, 2020

    March 17, 2020 - Social distancing, telecommuting, and technology-enabled meetings have been implemented in the University community. We are now providing the following recommendations, effective immediately, relevant to clinical research:

  • WVU launches website, phone number to provide COVID-19 information

    Thursday, March 5, 2020

    WVU launches website, phone number to provide COVID-19 information West Virginia University has launched a website dedicated to information about the COVID-19 coronavirus and the University’s response and plans should the disease begin to affect the institution and community. The website is located at http://coronavirus.wvu.edu and includes general information as well as links to more detailed information for specific audiences such as students, faculty, staff and the general community.

  • Taking the whoop out of whooping cough

    Thursday, January 30, 2020

    Taking the whoop out of whooping cough Using animal models, WVU researchers have investigated whether an update of DTaP could strengthen the immune system’s attack on Bordetella pertussis, the bacteria that causes whooping cough.

  • Cell-phone-sized device that stimulates nerve in neck may prevent migraine

    Thursday, January 30, 2020

    Cell-phone-sized device that stimulates nerve in neck may prevent migraine Drugs called triptans are the “mainstay of migraine treatment,” said West Virginia University neurologist Umer Najib, but typically, patients can’t take them more than twice a week. If they have a third migraine, they’re out of luck. But Najib is researching a new way to treat—and prevent—migraine attacks without this limitation: neuromodulation.

  • Limited scholarships available for tobacco treatment training course

    Wednesday, January 29, 2020

    Limited scholarships available for tobacco treatment training course A limited number of scholarships remain for the May 20-22, 2020 continuing education course at the West Virginia University School of Dentistry.

  • Appreciation gathering set for Feb. 18 for Dr. Ida Washington

    Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    An appreciation gathering will be held Tuesday, Feb. 18 for Dr. Ida Washington, as she is leaving the University.

  • Cancer survivor pays it forward at Bob Huggins Fish Fry

    Wednesday, January 15, 2020

    Cancer survivor pays it forward at Bob Huggins Fish Fry Cancer survivor Angie Blankenship has learned to manage the challenges of healing with support from her family, friends and the WVU Cancer Institute. Now, she’s showing appreciation and paying it forward by donating to the Bob Huggins Fish Fry, which benefits the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment Fund and Remember the Miners Scholarship Fund.

  • CANCELED: Faculty Engagement Event

    Wednesday, January 15, 2020

    CANCELED: Faculty Engagement Event The 5th Annual Faculty Engagement Event, set for March 20 at the Erickson Alumni Center, has been canceled.