WVU Medicine Cabinet News Stories

Bonnie’s Bus Offers Mammograms August 26 at West Milford Health Center

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. –Bonnie’s Bus, a digital mammography center on wheels, will make a second visit to Harrison County this month, offering digital mammograms and breast care education to women. A service of WVU Healthcare, Bonnie’s Bus will be at the West Milford Health Center on Thursday, Aug. 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  [...]

WVU Student Nurses Association members attend conference

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Three seniors from the West Virginia University School of Nursing – Emily Wade, Olivia Shimko and Kevin Steurer – participated in the Annual Northeast Leadership Conference, sponsored by the National Student Nurses’ Association, on July 30 at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. [...]

WVU Children’s Hospital looking to create “Mountaineer Moments”

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Fans of West Virginia University’s football team are counting down the days until Sept. 4 when the season officially begins. While throngs of fans fill Mountaineer Field to cheer on the Old Gold and Blue, the staff at WVU Children’s Hospital will be creating "Mountaineer Moments" for the littlest Mountaineers. [...]

WVU Healthcare to be featured on ABC News series

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University’s renowned neurosciences program, including physicians, staff and patients, will be featured in the final three episodes of the four-part ABC News series “Secrets of Your Mind: Why We Do What We Do.” The next episode airs at 10 p.m. Thursday on ABC. [...]

Nursing research at WVU gets $800,000 boost

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University School of Nursing will add a professor specializing in evidence-based research, and create endowments to support faculty research, thanks to $400,000 in gifts and pledges from WVU Hospitals and two School of Nursing alumnae. [...]

WVU researchers find genetic marker for repeat lung cancer

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Current lung cancer survival statistics present a grim prognosis, but new findings could greatly impact survival rates. Researchers led by Lan Guo, Ph.D. at the West Virginia University Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center have identified a gene pattern associated with lung cancer patients who are at high risk for recurrence of the disease. [...]

WVU dentistry, engineering researchers working to improve jawbone imaging

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Dentistry and engineering researchers at West Virginia University are developing an ultrasound imaging device that would provide a non-invasive method for the diagnosis of periodontal disease. [...]

WVU pharmacy students to receive white coats

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia University School of Pharmacy will welcome 87  students during the WVU School of Pharmacy 2010 White Coat Ceremony. The ceremony is Saturday, August 21, at 7 p.m. at the Waterfront Place Hotel. [...]

Four students complete cancer research fellowships at WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Four undergraduate students completed cancer research fellowships at the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center of West Virginia University this summer.  [...]