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  • Former Cancer Institute summer research student inducted into Gold Humanism Honor Society

    Wednesday, May 25, 2016

    Colleen Beatty, a 2011 WVU Cancer Institute summer research fellowship recipient, who recently was inducted into the West Virginia University School of Medicine’s chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. 

  • Clinical Trials Extend Beyond Treatment: Faith-Based Project Helps Appalachians Get Healthier

    Monday, May 16, 2016

    The WVU Cancer Institute’s Cancer Prevention and Control participated in a prevention trial last year with the Appalachia Community Cancer Network (ACCN) to promote health and raise awareness about cancer prevention and early detection across the Appalachian Region.

  • The Defense Health Program: DoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Programs

    Friday, May 6, 2016

    The Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) Defense Appropriations Act provides $278.7 million to the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP).  The vision of the PRMRP is to improve the health and well-being of all military Service members, Veterans, and beneficiaries.  The PRMRP challenges the scientific and clinical communities to address one of the FY16 congressionally directed topic areas with original ideas that foster new directions in basic science and translational research; novel product development leading to improved therapeutic or diagnostic tools; synergistic, multidisciplinary research programs; or clinical trials that address an immediate clinical need.

  • Internet t-shirt campaign to benefit adult brain cancer research and brain cancer patients

    Wednesday, May 4, 2016

    The Let the Journey Begin Committee has launched an internet campaign through May, brain cancer awareness month, to sell t-shirts to benefit adult brain cancer research and provide comfort to brain cancer patients at the WVU Cancer Institute. The money raised will go to the Let the Journey Begin Fund at the Institute’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center.

  • Traineeship Positions available in the Behavioral and Biomedical Sciences

    Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    The WVU Behavioral and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) Research Training Program, supported by NIGMS grant T32 GM081741, is now accepting applications for trainees for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • WVU cancer researchers well-represented at prestigious meeting

    Friday, April 29, 2016

    Congratulations to members of the WVU Cancer Institute and Cancer Cell Biology Program who made six presentations at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, April 16-19. The AACR is the authoritative source of information about advances in the causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer.

  • WVU researcher receives $1.7 million award to fight cancer

    Wednesday, April 20, 2016

    A West Virginia University researcher has been awarded $1.7 million to conduct research into how immunotherapy can strengthen the body’s own defenses to improve treatment for breast and lung cancers.

  • Health Sciences Center to hold Technopalooza

    Friday, April 15, 2016

    Please join us for the inaugural Technopalooza 2016 at Evandsdale Crossing. The Office of Research and Graduate Education will be hosting this fast paced, social event with brief presentations, posters and informal conversations focused on cutting edge technology and shared resources open to all researchers at WVU.

  • WVU Cancer Institute Evening of Science April 25 at New Evansdale Crossing

    Thursday, April 14, 2016

    Team Members: Yuriy Loskutov; Matthew Smolkin; Vishy Ramamurthy; Max Sokolov; Chris Cifarelli; Adham Salkeni; Candece Gladson (Cleveland Clinic)and Jann Sarkaria (Mayo Clinic Rochester)

  • Super Resolution and Confocal Seminar - presented by Nikon Instruments

    Monday, April 11, 2016

    ‘Super-resolution’ microscopy is a class of optical imaging techniques that can break the diffraction-limited resolution barrier. This seminar will discuss these exciting methodologies, including N-SIM, N-SIM-E and N-STORM.