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  • WVU Pharmacy Associate Professor named Associate Editor of Journal of the American Pharmacists Association

    Monday, February 24, 2020

    Dr. Kimberly Kelly, an Associate Professor in the School of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Systems & Policy and a member of the WVU Cancer Institute Research Program, has been named an Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association.

  • WVU Surgeon Awarded Tumor Microenvironment Research Grant

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020

    Dr. Margaret Bennewitz and Dr. Brian Boone were each awarded $50,000 to support basic and translational projects focused on tumor microenvironment research that specifically enables acquisition of preliminary data for federal grant applications and cultivates a team of new investigators as Project Leaders for the CoBRE.

  • Cancer survivor pays it forward at Bob Huggins Fish Fry

    Wednesday, January 15, 2020

    Cancer survivor Angie Blankenship has learned to manage the challenges of healing with support from her family, friends and the WVU Cancer Institute. Now, she’s showing appreciation and paying it forward by donating to the Bob Huggins Fish Fry, which benefits the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment Fund and Remember the Miners Scholarship Fund.

  • RNA helps virus create ‘zombie’ cells, cause cancer, says WVU researcher

    Thursday, November 7, 2019

    HPV turns healthy cells into “zombies” and controls when they divide, says Ivan Martinez, a researcher in the WVU School of Medicine and Cancer Institute. Those changes in cell division can lead to cancer in women and men. Martinez is studying how RNA tricks healthy cells into multiplying too fast and forming HPV-related tumors.

  • Science Exchange presents Cancer Biologist Rajan Gogna

    Wednesday, October 30, 2019

    On Friday, Nov. 15, the WVU Cancer Institute Science Exchange will be featuring Rajan Gogna, PhD, MS, MBA. Gogna is a cancer biologist whose work identifies a way to potentially make tumors more susceptible to chemotherapy.

  • Enter the exosome: WVU researcher studies how cancer and immune cells communicate

    Tuesday, October 29, 2019

    Story by Stacey Elza, WVU Research writer

  • WVCTSI Clinical Trials Center of Excellence opens at WVU

    Monday, October 7, 2019

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – To help further cement its status as a top research institution, the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute has announced the formation of the Clinical Trials Center of Excellence at West Virginia University.

  • WVU researcher aims to improve cancer outcomes for West Virginians

    Thursday, July 25, 2019

    Work from Dr. A. Courtney DeVries, the John T. and June R. Chambers Chair of Oncology Research at the WVU Cancer Institute, and her team is focusing on the side effects a cancer patient experiences during treatment, depending on their social environment.

  • WVU in the News: CNBC's Vaporized documentary features Exercise Physiology faculty, students

    Tuesday, July 16, 2019

    “Vaporized: America’s E-Cigarette Addiction,” a comprehensive look inside the rapidly growing and highly controversial vaping industry, a market expected to hit $9 billion by the end of 2019.

  • WVU Professor presents at International Conference

    Monday, June 3, 2019

    Anne Swisher, PT, PhD, CCS, FAPTA, Professor and Director of Scholarship Development for Physical Therapy and Human Performance and a Cancer Institute Member recently attended the World Confederation of Physical Therapy’s Congress 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland on May 9-14 and presented research conducted at WVU Cancer Institute.