Dr. Travis Salisbury featured in the Neuron for cancer and obesity research

Dr. Travis Salisbury, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Toxicology, was featured in the Spring 2012 issue of the Neuron for his research into the link between cancer and obesity.

Dr. Salisbury was recently awarded a $60,000 grant from Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation to further his study.

The Neuron is a quarterly journal of science and research that contains features about research, researchers, and science-related news from West Virginia.

To read the story (featured on page four of the issue), download the pdf of the Spring 2012 issue of the Neuron:
http://www.wvresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Spring-Neuron-2012.pdf.

Dr. Maria Serrat featured in the Neuron for MU-Advance fellowship

Maria Serrat, Ph.D.Dr. Maria Serrat has been featured in the Spring 2012 issue of the Neuron, the West Virginia Journal of Science and Research. She was featured for being named one of this year’s faculty fellows and mini-grant recipients by MU-ADVANCE. Dr. Serrat is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Physiology and studies the impact of environmental factors on bone elongation through real-time imaging.

The Neuron is a quarterly journal of science and research that contains features about research, researchers, and science-related news from West Virginia.

MU-ADVANCE, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), seeks to support the research and professional development of female faculty in STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

To read the story (featured on page four of the issue), download the pdf of the Spring 2012 issue of the Neuron:
http://www.wvresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Spring-Neuron-2012.pdf.

To learn more about MU-ADVANCE, consult: http://www.marshall.edu/muadvance.