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New Master’s Program in Health Disparities

Jane Foy MD with Karn Taylor (9mo) dad Edward Taylor

The WFU Graduate School of Arts and Sciences  is happy to announce a new M.S. program for fall 2015 – Health Disparities in Neuroscience-related Disorders.

In the past, basic, clinical, and community-based researchers operated in separate domains, often creating barriers …

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IASH Lifetime Achievement Award

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K. Bridget Brosnihan, PhD, professor of Surgical Sciences in the Hypertension and Vascular Research Center, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Inter-American Society of Hypertension (IASH).The ninth recipient of this award since its inception in 1997, Dr. Brosnihan …
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Biomedical Sciences – Onboarding Procedures

Hanes & Nutrition

Providing high quality research experiences for undergraduate students is an important part of the Graduate School mission. Such experiences constitute an important recruitment pipeline for our programs, and a critical opportunity for students to determine whether they are suited for …

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The 2014 Mike & Lucy Robbins Fellowship Award Winner

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Tanner K. Hill, PhD Candidate
Virginia Tech/Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Research Overview:
We are investigating the synthesis and activity of hyaluronic acid (HLA) based nanoparticles (NPs) for the purpose …

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New MS Graduate Program Beginning Fall 2015

Clinical and Population Studies of Neuroscience-related Health Disparities

By 2060 in the U.S., current minority populations (e.g., black and Hispanic) will represent 57% of our population.  Disparities in neurological disorders in these populations are documented and these disparities are expected …

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2014-2015 NRSA Fellowship Recipients

Congratulations to the following graduate students upon receiving their NSF Fellowships and other student awards! 

 

National Science Foundation:
Amanda Smelser – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Christopher Hauser – Neuroscience
Elizabeth Davenport  – Biomedical Engineering

National Research Service Award

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A Remarkable New Cancer-Fighting Discovery

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“When you’re fighting cancer, you’re going to war against your body,” says Patricia Gallagher, PhD.

Dr. Ann Tallant (left) and
Dr. Patricia Gallagher (right)

In the battle against cancer, which kills more than half a million Americans each year, Gallagher …

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