Neuroscience Centers Professor and Pharmaceutical Sciences Chair Dr. Paul Lockman will deliver a public lecture on “Disruptive Innovation in Sciences” Thursday, Nov. 2 as part of the 2016-2017 Benedum Lecture Series. The lecture will take place at 4 p.m. in the Health Sciences Fukushima Auditorium, with a public reception to follow.
Lockman’s work on mathematical modelling of drug entry into the brain has led to an understanding of how the specialized system of blood vessels in the brain can prevent chemotherapy from reaching some cancer at effective concentrations. Lockman was named a 2016-2017 Benedum Distinguished Scholar in the Biosciences and Health Sciences category.
WV KIDS COUNT, in partnership with WVU Medicine Children’s and the WVU Rockefeller School of Public Policy and Politics, will hold an event on April 23 at noon at the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute’s Bruce McClymonds Conference Center to release the second in a series of six issue briefs on the wellbeing of children and families in West Virginia.
MaryBeth Mandich, PT, PhD, vice dean of professional and undergraduate programs in the West Virginia University School of Medicine, recently received an advocacy award from the Mid-Atlantic Region American Music Therapy Association (MAR-AMTA) for her work on the development of a musical therapy undergraduate degree at WVU.
Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology students awarded top honors at Van Liere Research Conference
Five graduate students in the Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis program were awarded first place honors for their poster presentations at the 53rd Van Liere Research Conference held March 22-23 at the WVU Health Sciences Center.