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  • Dr. Martinez presents research at Gottingen University-Max Planck Institutes in Germany, collaborations with Cancer Institute to follow

    Friday, March 16, 2018

    WVU Cancer Institute’s Dr. Ivan Martinez and his lab will engage in collaborative research with their colleagues at The German Primate Center, part of the Gottingen University-Max Planck Institutes in Germany, later this year.

  • Zebrafish Training Workshop offered

    Friday, March 9, 2018

    The Zebrafish Training Workshop will generate excitement through research, teaching and clinical communities about the relevance of zebrafish in modeling certain pathologies in humans. This workshop will facilitate an exchange of information about work in zebrafish across disciplines, which will result in fruitful discussions and potentially in some collaborations.

  • WVU Cancer Institute Director Dr. Richard Goldberg to give keynote address at Fight Colorectal Cancer event

    Wednesday, March 7, 2018

    WVU Cancer Institute Director Richard Goldberg, MD, will be the keynote speaker on Sunday, March 18, at the Fight Colorectal Cancer Educational Summit, a three-day event, where colon and rectal cancer survivors, caregivers, and loved ones from all over the US unite to make their voices heard in Washington, DC.

  • Benedum Scholar Paul Lockman to deliver public lecture Thursday

    Monday, October 30, 2017

    Neuroscience Centers Professor and Pharmaceutical Sciences Chair Dr. Paul Lockman will deliver a public lecture on “Disruptive Innovation in Sciences”  Thursday, Nov. 2 as part of the 2016-2017 Benedum Lecture Series. The lecture will take place at 4 p.m. in the Health Sciences Fukushima Auditorium, with a public reception to follow.

  • WVU women’s soccer “pink” game raises breast cancer awareness and support

    Thursday, October 12, 2017

    Many thanks to the WVU women’s soccer team and their fans who came out to watch the Mountaineers beat Oklahoma 5-1 during the “pink” game at Dick Dlesk Stadium in Morgantown on October 8. The game was an opportunity for both the team and fans to join the WVU Cancer Institute and WVU Medicine to raise breast cancer awareness and support the fight against breast cancer. Cancer Institute Director Rich Goldberg, representatives of the Betty Puskar Breast Care Center and the Bonnie Wells Wilson Mobile Mammography Program (Bonnie’s Bus), and assistant women’s soccer coach Marisa Kanela were called to the field for halftime recognition and an announcement that the Mountaineers raised nearly $9,000 for the Cancer Institute’s Betty Puskar Breast Care Center during the team’s annual spring fundraiser. Additionally, Mountaineer fans donated more than $1,300 in exchange for official pink Mountaineer T-shirts. Their donations will support the Breast Cancer Program Enhancement Fund at the Cancer Institute.

  • WVU Cancer Institute Science Exchange hosts a crowd of ideas

    Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    Linda Vona-Davis, Ph.D., director of the Biomedical Master of Science in Health Sciences Program at West Virginia University, was surprised and delighted to see 65 of her colleagues at her recent presentation. Before the standing-room-only crowd, she discussed her latest research into how adipose-derived stem cells, which originate in fat, influence the activity of breast cancer cells.

  • WVU volleyball team participates in “Set for a Cause, Spike for a Cure” to benefit cancer research

    Friday, September 29, 2017

    The WVU volleyball team is participating in “Set for a Cause, Spike for a Cure” to benefit the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund at the WVU Cancer Institute. The fundraiser seeks pledges and flat donations from fans throughout the 2017 season.

  • WVU Department of Family Medicine to host 43rd Annual Hal Wanger Family Medicine Conference

    Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    The event will take place Sept. 14-15 at the Holiday Inn, Morgantown, off Pineview Drive. The deadline to register for the conference is Sept. 7.

  • WVCTSI announces 3 fall funding opportunities; multiple information sessions to be held

    Tuesday, August 15, 2017

    The West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI) has released requests for applications (RFA) for the Launch Pilot Grant, Open Competition, and Small Grant funding opportunities.

  • Leukemia Research Foundation supports cancer research at WVU

    Wednesday, July 5, 2017

    The Leukemia Research Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Wei Du, M.D., Ph.D., of the West Virginia University Cancer Institute to investigate a method for increasing the effectiveness of stem cell transplantation.