Dr. Muhammad Bilal Munir has found that utilizing targeted temperature management in cardiac arrest patients with a non-shockable rhythm is associated with increased mortality.
Two students with a vested interest in bettering the human condition will spend their final two years as undergraduates conducting funded research as WVU’s first two Beckman Scholars. Abreanne Andlinger, a biology junior from Moundsville, and Kelcie Britton, an immunology and medical microbiology junior from Morgantown, will also receive mentorship, training and the skills to become future scientific leaders and innovators under the Program.
Faculty and staff are encouraged to inform undergraduates of the opportunity to submit their artwork for the MURR Vol. 5 Cover Artwork Competition (submissions accepted May 22-July 19).
But many types of orchids are endangered due to constant threats from invasive species and habitat loss driven by climate change. Since few resources are available to protect these endangered species, one WVU biology student is developing new ways to sustain them.
Since October 2019, the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s Clinical Trials Center of Excellence has supported clinical researchers by improving efficiency and efficacy of clinical trials at West Virginia University.
By rethinking the design of thermoelectric materials, which have the ability to convert heat to electricity, Xueyan Song, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is working to develop a method to recover the wasted heat energy from the air, resulting in improved sustainability and efficiency of the energy infrastructure in the U.S.