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  • How to Effectively Engage in Research in a Community or Practice Based Setting

    Thursday, February 7, 2019

    WVCTSI’s Clinical and Translational Research Seminar Series will partner with the West Virginia Practice-Based Research Network to present a series of seminar on community engaged research. In the first entry, William Lewis, M.D., family medicine physician and co-director of the WVPBRN, and Stacey Whanger, MPH, WVPBRN network manager, will present, “How to Effectively Engage in Research in a Community or Practice Based Setting.”

  • Chronic Disease Research Program, WV-INBRE

    Monday, February 4, 2019

    WV-INBRE is announcing a Request for Applications for WV-INBRE network investigators to conduct pilot research on projects related to chronic disease (e.g. cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity, addiction, etc.). The CDRP pilot award program targets small, focused research projects related to the multi-disciplinary research theme of WV-INBRE: cellular and molecular biology with an emphasis on chronic disease to generate preliminary data for publications and grant applications. Proposals are strongly encouraged that would identify and/or validate biomarkers that lead to early detection or improved diagnosis of chronic diseases as listed above. The proposed research should not overlap with other funded research projects.

  • Great Lakes Breast Cancer Research Symposium: Save the Date

    Tuesday, January 29, 2019

    The Great Lakes Breast Cancer Research Symposium (GLBCRS) will highlight ongoing basic, translational, clinical and population studies addressing the biological mechanisms, management and prevention of breast cancer. Researchers from participating institutions will share their exciting work with a goal to develop crossinstitutional collaborations.

  • Lori Hazlehurst named as WVU Cancer Institute Associate Director

    Sunday, January 6, 2019

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Lori Hazlehurst, Ph.D., Professor (WVU School of Pharmacy - Pharmaceutical Sciences and Co-Leader of the WVU Cancer Institute Research Program the Alexander B. Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy and Transplantation Program, has been named as the Associate Director for Basic Research at the WVU Cancer Institute.  In this role, she will work closely with Dr. Richard Goldberg, Institute Director, and the leadership team of the WVU Cancer Institute to implement strategic goals to increase the impact of basic and translational cancer research at WVU. The primary strategy is to increase the number of NIH funded investigators focused on cancer research at WVU

  • Export Control Fast Facts: What you need to know

    Friday, January 4, 2019

    The training will highlight the importance of compliance with U.S. export laws and regulations, HSC faculty and staff’s personal responsibilities, and the processes designed to assist them. In particular, the information will look at how export regulations intersect with research, travel abroad, and the ways the Export Control office works with the Office of Global Affairs in the visa process for J-1 scholars and H-1B employees working in each school at HSC.

  • Novel Funding Opportunities for Tumor Treating Fields Research

    Thursday, January 3, 2019

    InovitroTM TTFields Lab Bench System from Novocure recently released several new funding opportunities. 

  • WVU maintains R1 status, ranking alongside most prestigious research universities

    Wednesday, December 19, 2018

    West Virginia University continues to rank among the nation’s elite research institutions as reflected in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. 

  • WVU Radiation Oncology team participates in Annual ASTRO meeting: Translating Discovery to Cure; with posters and oral presentations

    Friday, November 2, 2018

    ASTRO is the premier radiation oncology society in the world, with more than 10,000 members who are physicians, nurses, biologist, physicists, radiation therapists, dosimetrists and other health care professionals who specialize in treating patients with radiation therapies. 

  • Kandzari Fund Sponsored Lecture:"Interprofessional lecture Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Outcomes and Effectiveness Research”

    Wednesday, October 24, 2018

    The WVU School of Nursing announces its Kandzari Fund Sponsored Lecture on November 8 featuring Ivo Abraham, PhD, RN, from the University of Arizona. Abraham is a a nurse by profession and an outcomes and effectiveness researcher by trade, a professor of pharmacy and medicine, and affiliated with the Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research, the Arizona Cancer Center, and the Center for Applied Genomics and Genetic Medicine.

  • NIH awards WVU $11.2 million for interdisciplinary cancer research

    Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    West Virginia University’s School of Pharmacy will soon become one of the few pharmacy schools in the nation that leads a center of biomedical research excellence. Funded by the National Institutes of Health, these centers support interdisciplinary, thematically related research into preventing, diagnosing and treating health problems.