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NIH Grants WVU $10.7 Million for Stroke Research

West Virginia University is bolstering its faculty and scientific research on stroke to mitigate the devastating effects of the disease across the state and the nation with the help of a $10.7 million grant from the NIH over the next five years.
22-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

BRAIN Research at WVU Awarded $1.5 Million

The White House announced that West Virginia University has been awarded more than $1.5 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, established by...
30-Sep-2014 3:30 PM EDT

New Implanted Sensor Could Reduce Heart Failure Admissions

Unexpected trips to the hospital are inconvenient and worrisome for anyone, but for congestive heart failure sufferers, they can be all too frequent. In a rural state like West Virginia, distance can be a factor. Cardiologists at WVU Healthcare’s...
26-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT

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

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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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