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WVU research suggests interrupting immune response improves multiple sclerosis outcomes

The human immune system is more complex than an arcade game. Immune cells don’t simply gobble up germs the way Pac-Man munches dots. Instead, a complex network of intercellular communication is necessary to keep the immune system working properly. A new study led by Kelly Monaghan—a WVU School of Medicine researcher—identifies part of that intricate process that shows promise as a target for multiple sclerosis therapies. The National Institutes of Health has funded her research.

Perry named WVU interim women’s basketball coach

Nitra Perry, an assistant coach for the Mountaineers for two seasons, will serve as interim head coach while a national search is conducted to replace Mike Carey who is retiring after 21 seasons leading the WVU team.