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  • West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute

    The West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI) operates as an academic home and a catalyst for clinical and translational research that targets priority health areas including addiction and resulting emerging epidemics (such as hepatitis C), cancer, cardiovascular disease, and chronic lung disease.

  • WVU Cancer Institute

    The WVU Cancer Institute's mission is to address and remediate the high cancer mortality rate of West Virginia. The Center enhances the management of advanced and complex diseases with improved outcomes and with fewer side effects for patients.

  • WVU Center for Excellence in STEM Education

    The Center for Excellence in STEM Education’s develops, identifies and tests best practices to broaden participation, and improve learning in STEM fields, thereby enhancing the pipeline for STEM professionals and a scientifically literate public. The Center promotes activities to improve STEM education in West Virginia from K-16.

  • WVU Center for Foundational Neuroscience Research and Education

    CFNRE partners with the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI) to align foundational neuroscience research and education across WVU to enhance our national reputation for brain research and education.

  • WVU Center for Gravitational Waves and Cosmology

    GWAC researchers use electromagnetic and gravitational wave observatories in order to understand the most fundamental processes responsible for galaxy formation and evolution and the physical laws of our universe.

  • WVU Center for Heart and Vascular Innovation, Research, Education, and Prevention

    The mission and purpose is to complement the statewide mission to ameliorate the burden of cardiovascular disease in West Virginia. This is achieved by the advancement of cutting-edge research and fostering education and innovation in a broad spectrum of fields of interest within the realms of disease prevention, outcomes analyses and basic science.

  • WVU Center for Innovation in Gas Research and Utilization

    CIGRU conducts research in the gas, oil and chemical fields. Their research includes catalysis, reaction engineering, material science, power generation and gas turbines. They stimulate the economic well-being in both West Virginia and across the globe through technical innovation, knowledge creation and educational excellence.

  • WVU Center for KINETIC Plasma Physics

    KINETIC collaboratively solves cutting-edge kinetic-scale physics problems in magnetized plasmas using disparate and complementary approaches. The physical phenomena reliant on an understanding of kinetic-scale plasma physics is nearly endless, including solar flares, turbulence in the solar wind, geomagnetic storm activity in Earth’s magnetic space environment, particle-acceleration in Earth’s radiation belts with space weather implications, plasma thrusters used to propel rockets, and magnetically confined fusion devices.

  • WVU Center for Sustainable Biomaterials & Bioenergy

    CSBio develops advanced technologies that promote agricultural and forest resource utilization for regional bioeconomic growth, in addition to cultivating both student and professional educational activities.

  • WV Institute for Sustainability and Energy Research

    WISER coordinates and promotes University-wide energy research in engineering, science, technology, and policy. The WVU Energy Institute’s research efforts emphasize sustainable energy (biomass, geothermal, wind, solar), energy and environmental policy, and environmental stewardship (protecting air and water resources).

  • WVU Humanities Center

    Humanities Center cultivates critical humanistic inquiry, fostering collaborative, interdisciplinary, and publicly accessible scholarship and teaching to benefit the common good of the university, the state, and the world.

  • Regional Research Institute

    The RRI conducts pioneering research related to regional development and policy analysis. The RRI brings together scholars from across West Virginia, and beyond, to create collaborative research and learning opportunities for faculty members and students.

  • WVU Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute

    The RNI develops innovative solutions for West Virginians and those across the world with neurological and psychiatric conditions ranging from Alzheimer’s to Parkinson’s; autism to stroke; and paralysis to chronic pain, addictions, and traumatic brain injury.

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