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WVU Lab Finds Possible Link to Developmental Brain Disorders

Researchers in West Virginia University’s Center for Neuroscience have identified a mechanism in brain development that, when disrupted, may play a role in cerebral cortex circuit disorders, including autism, schizophrenia, and childhood epilepsy.
11-Jun-2014 1:20 PM EDT

WVU School of Medicine Team Examines the Dangers and Potential of Nanomaterials

After a decade of rapidly growing industrial use, unimaginably tiny particles surround us everywhere, every day, in everything we do. Used in the manufacturing of cosmetics, clothing, paints, food, drug delivery systems and many other familiar...
24-Sep-2013 2:00 PM EDT

WVU Neuroscience Research to Be Featured on Cover of the Journal of Neuroscience

For the first time, The Journal of Neuroscience cover on Aug. 7 will feature an image taken from an animated video. The video is hosted on The Journal’s website and was created by a team of researchers from the West Virginia University Center for...
8-Aug-2013 4:20 PM EDT

WVU’s Rhodes Receives National Rural Health Award

Larry Rhodes, M.D., interim chair of the West Virginia University Department of Pediatrics and director of the WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health, has been named the 2013 Rural Health Practitioner of the Year by the National Rural Health...
10-May-2013 2:00 PM EDT

Study Shows Baby Boomers in Worse Health Than Their Parents

Despite having a reputation of being the healthiest and most active generation, baby boomers are actually in worse overall health than their parents, according to a new study by researchers at the West Virginia University School of Medicine.
5-Feb-2013 2:00 PM EST

Chase Selected as President-Elect of National Pharmacy Organization

Patricia Chase, Ph.D., dean of the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy, has been selected as president-elect of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).
19-Dec-2012 11:00 AM EST

Males Hit by Vehicles Twice as Likely to Die

According to a newly published study, male pedestrians struck by vehicles are more than twice as likely to die as their female counterparts.
10-Dec-2012 1:10 PM EST

WVU Public Health Study Finds Suicide to Be Leading Cause of Injury Mortality in U.S.

A published study by researchers from the West Virginia University School of Public Health and Injury Control Research Center found that suicide has now passed motor vehicle traffic crashes as the leading cause of injury deaths in the United States....
21-Sep-2012 10:15 AM EDT

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Coben Available to Discuss WVU ICRC's Grant From CDC

Jeff Coben, M.D., director of the West Virginia University Injury Control Research Center, is available today and tomorrow to discuss the Center's $4.1-million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to continue as one of 11 such...
9-Aug-2012 11:25 AM EDT

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