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University receives funding to provide trainings for peer recovery support specialists across West Virginia
Marshall University has been awarded a $132,500 grant from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau of Behavioral Health (WV DHHR BBH) to develop a Peer Workforce Training Hub. The BBH seeks to expand the workforce capacity of those trained and/or seeking training and/or employed or seeking employment as a Peer Recovery Support Specialist (PRSS) in West Virginia.
Traumatic-Sensitive Workplace program established
The Marshall University Center of Excellence for Recovery, through an agreement with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services (DHHR) Bureau of Social Services, has established the Traumatic-Sensitive Workplace program. The agreement will provide $1.3 million in funding to the center to work closely with child welfare workers throughout the state.
Shakirov wins highly competitive NIH R01 grant to continue research
Dr. Eugene Shakirov (pictured), an assistant professor of biological sciences at Marshall University, was awarded a $1.18 million, four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIH R01 grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences will support his research, “Genetic and epigenetic architecture of natural telomere length variation.”
Scientist receives grant to further stroke research
Jinju Wang, Ph.D., a research assistant professor of biomedical sciences at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, received funding to further research on ischemic stroke.
Research awards announced for faculty, undergraduates
The Marshall University Research Corporation has announced the winners of the Summer 2022 Undergraduate Creative Discovery and Research Awards and the Spring 2023 John Marshall Scholars Award program.
Collaborative cybersecurity project pairs Marshall with the U.S. Army and Civil-Military Innovation Institute
Marshall University was chosen for project in the Pathfinder program, the first West Virginia project awarded by U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) and the Civil-Military Innovation Institute (CMI2). Marshall will lead a research project that focuses on engineering and cybersecurity for technology used by the military.
Researchers awarded DOD grant to study Alzheimer’s disease
Researchers at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine received a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command, Department of Defense (DOD), to study the role of obesity and oxidative stress in Alzheimer’s disease. Led by Co-Principal Investigators Thomas Nelson, Ph.D., professor of neuroscience; Komal Sodhi, M.D., associate
Chemistry professor awarded nearly $400,000 for research
The National Science Foundation has awarded $366,624 for a research project at Marshall University that could have findings affecting everything from how to protect humans during space travel to how to store drugs and vaccines at room temperature.
Center of Excellence for Recovery to hold free Spring Prevention Conference and Celebration
Marshall University is partnering with several statewide organizations to empower higher education student leaders at 10 southern West Virginia institutions with skills to assist their institutions and communities in preventing substance use and misuse. The project’s second annual Spring Prevention Conference and Celebration will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Thursday, May 12, and from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Friday, May 13, at the Resort at Glade Springs in Daniels, West Virginia.
iCenter welcomes Shives as new entrepreneur in residence
Marshall’s iCenter in the Lewis College of Business has welcomed a new entrepreneur in residence. Ariana Shives is a UX and UI (user experience and user interface) designer. As entrepreneur in residence, Shives mentors students from the Brad D. Smith Student Incubator and supports the iCenter with innovation across the university.