WVU research reveals clues on the cause of muscle fatigue in breast cancer patients

West Virginia University researchers may have uncovered the cause of muscle fatigue in breast cancer patients. Emidio Pistilli, Ph.D. A recent study led by Emidio Pistilli, Ph.D., associate professor in the WVU School of Medicine Division of Exercise Physiology and the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cell Biology, suggests that molecular alterations in the cell tissue of breast cancer patients may be the cause of fatigue in patients.

Record number of WVU students named Gilman Scholars

A record number of West Virginia University students are traveling the world in 2018 as Gilman Scholars. The 14 students, all West Virginia residents, represent a variety of majors and will study on five continents.

2017-18 another banner season for WVU athletics

It was another banner year for Shane Lyons' West Virginia University athletic department competing in the Big 12 - the only Power 5 conference in America with teams participating in this year's College Football Playoff, NCAA men's Final Four and College World Series.

WVU researcher reveals new cell type in human brain that plays crucial role in visual search

Every day, people are asked to find something – a familiar face in a crowd, a child in the park, a particular house on a street. While researchers have long-since known that the ability to effectively search and detect goal-relevant targets is controlled by top-down signals from the brain’s frontal area, a researcher from West Virginia University has found evidence that the human medial temporal lobe – or MTL – also plays an essential role in this process.

WVU Libraries, WVRHC examine law and lawyers for West Virginia Day celebration

West Virginia University Libraries and the West Virginia and Regional History Center will address the law and lawyers in the Mountain State to mark the 155th anniversary of West Virginia’s founding on June 20. “Justice for All; Law and Lawyers in West Virginia” will commemorate the key role the legal profession has played throughout the history of the nation’s 35th state.

Gee Mail: Unraveling the answers through research

In this edition of Gee Mail, President Gordon Gee visits with faculty and students conducting research across campus on a diverse plate of offerings — from poultry to forensics to neurosciences.

WVU physicist receives prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Weichao Tu, an assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at West Virginia University, has been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award to support her research in developing the first comprehensive model to simulate the mysterious dropout of the radiation belt electrons

Second annual WVU Day of Giving to be held Nov. 14

Hoping to build on the success of their inaugural Day of Giving last fall, West Virginia University Foundation officials have announced plans to conduct a second WVU Day of Giving on Nov. 14.