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.
The West Virginia University Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry will host the 29th annual West Virginia Addiction Training Institute (ATI) June 13-15 at the Holiday Inn Morgantown - University area.
Raheel Khan, MD FAAP has been named chair of the West Virginia University Health Sciences Charleston Campus department of pediatrics. Dr. Khan has been serving as interim chair of the department and assumed the chair role on May 1.
Human trafficking is a growing problem across the country and it's happening right here in West Virginia.