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  • 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.

  • WVU researcher studies incurable blood disease usually diagnosed in children

    Wednesday, May 15, 2019

    Treating a stubborn blood disease that strikes children may come down to tweaking energy production in stem cells, suggests research out of West Virginia University.

  • Li inducted into AIMBE

    Monday, March 25, 2019

    The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Bingyun Li, Ph.D., professor and director of Nanomedicine Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown to its College of Fellows.

  • JAMA Oncology features Kanate’s study

    Friday, March 22, 2019

    The Journal of the American Medical Association Oncology has featured a study from first author and project lead, Abraham Kanate, M.D.