Taura Barr wins WVU Innovation Award

School of Nursing Assistant Professor Taura Barr, PhD, pictured with Graduate Teaching Assistant Noelle Lucke-Wold, is the recipient of WVU's 2014 Early Career Innovator Award. Forging new interdisciplinary and cross-institution research collaborations, Dr. Barr and her team have developed and marketed a diagnostic tool for stroke detection. Read More »

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NIH grants WVU $10.7 million for stroke research

WVU is bolstering its stroke research to lessen the effects of the disease across the state and the nation. Pictured are stroke researcher Sergiy Yakovenko, Ph.D., center, and intern Ruaridh Gollifer, observing Kyla Galbreath, an exercise physiology student. She is walking on a treadmill with sensors that provide data on movement dynamics and behavior for the development of robotic exoskeletons and neural stimulators. Read More »

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WVU Healthcare Expo improves lives

Hundreds of healthcare professionals offered screenings, assessments, tests, and recommendations at the 2014 expo on Oct. 10 at the Morgantown Mall. It is one of the largest community health events in the region focused on prevention and early detection.

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Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center hosts Fifth Annual Night of Recognition

Sabrina Hanlon is one of three walking miracles honored at the Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center’s Fifth Annual Night of Recognition on Oct. 9. She is pictured with her husband Michael, trauma surgeon Jennifer Knight, M.D., left, and Trauma Center Director Alison Wilson, M.D., right. Watch a video. >>

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BRAIN research at WVU awarded $1.5 million

In its first wave of funding awards, a new presidential project aimed at revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain has pledged its support to a group of researchers led by WVU faculty. The group, which includes Julie Brefczynski-Lewis, Ph.D., pictured, are working to change the future of brain imaging. Read More »

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WVU School of Dentistry dedicates Michele Ross Dental Hygiene Lab

WVU Dental Hygiene alumna Michele Ross, center, made a $100,000 gift for the renovation of the dental hygiene lab, where she stands with Anthony “Tom” Borgia, D.D.S., interim dean of the WVU School of Dentistry, and Amy Funk, director of the WVU Dental Hygiene program. Read More »

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