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Rezai investiture ceremony to be held in conjunction with showcase of revolutionary technology at WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute

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Who: West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute faculty, including executive chair, vice president and associate dean Ali Rezai, M.D., and former U.S. Senator John D. Rockefeller IV. 

What: A chance to join talented neuroscience researchers and clinicians for an interactive and innovative exploration of the Institute’s revolutionary technology and novel efforts to combat major public health challenges. An investiture ceremony will follow, with 

Rockefeller presenting the John D. Rockefeller IV Chair in Neuroscience at West Virginia University to Rezai.

Where: WVU Erickson Alumni Center, 1 Alumni Dr., Morgantown

                 WVU Health Sciences Center Pylons Lobby, 1 Medical Center Dr., Morgantown

When: Monday, April 16
           2 p.m. – Sneak Peek with WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute researchers 

        and clinicians, WVU Erickson Alumni Center

          4 p.m. – John D. Rockefeller IV Chair Investiture Ceremony, WVU Health 

        Sciences Center, Pylons Lobby


Mission of the Institute

/ Virtual tour

/ Improving brain health

Efforts to Combat Major Public Health Concerns

/ Sleep deprivation

/ Chronic pain

/ Opioid use disorder

/ Alzheimer’s disease

Technologies to Improve the Lives of Patients, Military and Athletes

/ Virtual reality

/ Human performance and recovery



CONTACT: Tara Scatterday
WVU School of Medicine

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