MURC News Archive

Maternal diets rich in Omega-3 fatty acids may protect offspring from breast cancer
According to researchers at Marshall University, a maternal diet rich in Omega-3 fatty acids protects from breast cancer development in offspring. In a new study recently published by Frontiers in Cell and Development Biology, researchers noted a significant difference in mice from mothers that were fed a diet rich in canola oil, compared with mothers fed a diet rich in corn oil.
Collegiate Recovery Community providing scholarships for those in recovery
May 11, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The Marshall University Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) is establishing three new recovery scholarship opportunities for students for the summer 2021 sessions.
NIH awards professor $1.8 million for nicotine addiction research
May 10, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
Brandon J. Henderson, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biomedical sciences at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine has been awarded a Research Project Grant (R01), one of the most competitive grants issued by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Center of Excellence project participating in National Prevention Week
May 10, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of and action around mental health and/or substance use disorders. Each year, National Prevention Week includes daily themes to focus on major substance use and mental health topics.
Free app for students dealing with substance use disorder
May 7, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
Marshall University is partnering with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources to provide help for students who may be struggling with substance use disorder during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Athletic training students win first place in WVATA Quiz Bowl competition
Students in Marshall University’s athletic training program were recognized for their first-place win in the 2021 West Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Association (WVATA) Quiz Bowl competition held last month.
Research corporation announces awards for faculty and undergraduates
April 22, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The Marshall University Research Corporation has announced the winners of the Summer 2021 Undergraduate Creative Discovery and Research Awards and the Fall 2021 John Marshall Scholars Award program.
School of Medicine, Quality Insights develop program to address addiction stigma
April 19, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and the Charleston-based non-profit Quality Insights co-developed a new program designed to target substance use disorder (SUD) stigma among health care providers in a hospital setting.
Researchers study campus wastewater for SARS-CoV-2
Members of the Marshall University research community have looked to an usual outlet to supplement the battle against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19.
Small Communities, BIG Solutions team to host conversation on workforce development
April 16, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The Alliance for the Economic Development of Southern West Virginia, along with Coalfield Development and the West Virginia Community Development Hub are set to host the Small Communities, BIG Solutions workforce development quarterly meeting Thursday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.