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Improving Care

Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cell Biology

There’s a fine line between helpful and harmful inflammation. WVU researchers are investigating how inflammation spreads throughout the brain and what makes it protective—or perilous.

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Rylee Cisney

Immunology and Medical Microbiology

“Faculty members and graduate students make sure you are getting everything you need to succeed on an individual level and will support all of your academic endeavors.”