Marshall awarded $17 million renewal for biomedical research efforts in West Virginia

Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine has received a five-year, $17 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for continued funding of West Virginia IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (WV-INBRE). Now in its 19th year, WV-INBRE has brought more than $71 million in grant support to West Virginia for the […]

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Marshall University to host 18th Annual WV-INBRE Summer Research Symposium July 30

Dozens of undergraduate college students from across West Virginia will showcase their summer research projects Tuesday, July 30, at Marshall University as part of the 18th Annual West Virginia IDeA Network for Biomedical Research (WV-INBRE) Summer Research Symposium. WV-INBRE is funded through a $16 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. Marshall University, in […]

Students find hands-on summer research experiences at Marshall University

Photo caption: Students participating in biomedical research internships this summer at Marshall University include (back row, left to right) Brittani Greene, Caleb Duncan, Kate Preece. Kia Smith, Rebecca Lee, Matt Chapman, Zach White; (front row, left to right) Kassey Wagner, Madison Wall, Jessi Adams, Heather Connery, Sydney Jamison, Gretel Toloza Alvarez, Adrian Maldonado, Sam Sanchez. […]

WVU researchers explore stroke’s effects on microbiome

Tumult in the bacterial community that occupies your gut—known as your microbiome—doesn’t just cause indigestion. For people recovering from a stroke, it may influence how they get better. A recent study by Allison Brichacek and Candice Brown, researchers in the West Virginia UniversitySchool of Medicine, suggests that stroke patients’ microbiomes—and even the structure of their guts—may still be out […]

Marshall health sciences receives 10K for diabetes and obesity research

Dr. Holly Cyphert of the Marshall University College of Health Professions has received a $10,000 grant from the West Virginia IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (WV-INBRE) Chronic Disease Research Program toward her research of evaluating the role of bile acids in diabetes and obesity. Cyphert, a faculty member in the college’s Department of Health […]

Marshall hosts undergraduate students for biomedical research opportunities

Seventeen undergraduate students from 10 institutions are spending part of their summer conducting biomedical research in Marshall University laboratories. While in Huntington, the interns will focus on research projects related to cancer; cardiovascular disease; obesity and diabetes; neuroscience; toxicology; immunological diseases and bioinformatics. The nine-week programs are offered through Marshall’s Joan C. Edwards School of […]

Multi-million dollar federal grant renewed for Marshall researchers and statewide collaborators

Dr. Gary Rankin from the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and co-investigators at institutions around West Virginia, including West Virginia University, have received a five-year renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) totaling more than $17 million for the West Virginia IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (WV-INBRE).   Rankin, […]

Student researchers from 11 institutions participating in summer research at Marshall University

Sixteen undergraduate students from 11 institutions are spending the summer conducting biomedical research in Marshall University’s laboratories. The students are participating in nine-week programs offered through the West Virginia IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (WV-INBRE) and the university’s Summer Research Internship for Minority Students (SRIMS) initiative. Dr. Elsa I. Mangiarua is a professor in the […]

Science milestones during 150 years of W.Va. statehood

West Virginia is celebrating 150 years of statehood. Learn about the year-long celebration at wv150.com. Meanwhile, we are compiling a list of 150 of the great milestones in West Virginia’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) history. Here’s a start, but we’ve got a long way to go. Submit your suggested milestones through our contact […]