A $4 million gift to West Virginia University from Antero Resources and Antero Midstream is expanding educational opportunities at the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources to help prepare future petroleum and natural gas engineers.
With funding from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, John Hollander, a researcher in the WVU School of Medicine Department of Human Performance, will lead a study focused on mitochondria which serve as the generators of the primary energy source for fueling the heart's activities.
West Virginia University, the state’s flagship, land-grant R1 institution, reported a record $231 million in externally supported expenditures, which are mainly designated for research, for fiscal year 2023.
The planned gift from Gregory and Amber Nailler, of Mars, Pennsylvania, will provide support for the West Virginia University football program, the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, WVU Medicine Children’s and the Country Roads program led by the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities.
While thousands of young Scouts have been ziplining, whitewater rafting and rock climbing at the 2023 Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree, members of the West Virginia University community are on hand to keep their adventure moving “Forward,” the theme of this year’s event.
Aromatherapy eases stress in people undergoing treatment for substance use disorder which, in turn, could enhance their chances of a successful recovery, according to West Virginia University research. The study, which is ongoing, incorporates the use of essential oils as an integrative therapy that is part of a bigger picture model focusing on the whole person.
Efforts at West Virginia University to reimagine and expand cancer care received a boost as Gov. Jim Justice joined WVU academic and Health System leaders to announce state surplus funding that will support investment to attain National Cancer Institute Designation — a first for West Virginia.
As West Virginia University Health Sciences students learn how to best serve their patients and communities, the Office of Interprofessional Education is providing unique opportunities for them to work together through hands-on learning experiences with an interdisciplinary approach.
Researchers at West Virginia University uncovered critical data showing bariatric surgery as a treatment method for patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease has a significant impact on improving clinical outcomes.