WVCTSI will continue its four-part Clinical and Translational Research Seminar Series focusing on clinical trials on May 18. For this second installment, Anne Schnatterly, BSN, RN, CCRP, manager of clinical oncology services with the WVU Cancer Institute, will present “Role of the Research Coordinator.”
This seminar will be held Friday, May 18 from 12 to 1 p.m. in room 301 of the WVU Erma Byrd Biomedical Research Center. Contact Renice Gray at Renice.Gray@hsc.wvu.edu for additional information. RSVP here. WVCTSI members at partner sites can view this session remotely via Zoom.
West Virginia University first site to launch clinical trial utilizing non-opioid micropellet implant for chronic pain
As part of an ongoing commitment to battle opioid addiction, the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI) at West Virginia University today (Nov. 15) marked a major milestone, enrolling the first patient in a randomized clinical trial that will test the effectiveness of an injectable non-opioid, non-steroid micropellet to treat sciatica.
Assistant Professor Steve Davis recently spoke with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about needle exchange programs and the obstacles faced when trying to research their effectiveness. Davis is a faculty member in the WVU School of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy, Management, and Leadership.
WVU in the News: Innes' research looks to meditation and music in altering blood markers of Alzheimer’s disease
A research team led by Dr. Kim Innes, a professor in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, has found that a simple meditation or music listening program may alter certain biomarkers of cellular aging and Alzheimer’s Disease in older adults who are experiencing memory loss.