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WVU researchers use AI to predict, detect Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers at West Virginia University have identified a set of diagnostic metabolic biomarkers that can help them develop artificial intelligence tools to detect Alzheimer’s disease in its early stages, as well as determine risk factors and treatment interventions.

WVU School of Dentistry celebrates 30 years of Rural Health Program

Students in the West Virginia University School of Dentistry are learning to be service-oriented practitioners while discovering solutions that reduce oral health disparities in West Virginia. Hands-on experiences such as those in the School’s Rural Rotation, which recently celebrated 30 years of outreach, are not only beneficial for students learning about rural practice, but also the patients they serve.

Nursing DNP project prepares teens for independent care

When Elizabeth Minchau first started working as a nurse practitioner at the West Virginia University Student Health clinic, she noticed a concerning trend—many of the new college students didn’t know how to manage their health independently. Minchau, now a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduate at the WVU School of Nursing, sought to fix this issue.