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Students talking outdoor with masks on bench

Department of Physiology & Pharmacology

We're dispelling myths and uncovering mask benefits. Our faculty conducted experiments in the lab to simulate droplet spread in a variety of scenarios, and Dr. Tim Nurkiewicz sat down to talk science behind mask usage during the COVID-19 outbreak:

Innovative approaches start here.

Basic science meets advanced techniques at WVU. With strength in our collaborative culture and modern approach to mentoring, you can lead the way in research. Make a mark that is uniquely yours in the scientific community.