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  • 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. 

  • NCI director Norman Sharpless to present annual Hardesty Lecture - Oct. 18

    Thursday, September 27, 2018

    The Annual Hardesty Lecture featuring NCI Director Dr. Norman “Ned” Sharpless will be held on Thursday, October 18, at 4:00 p.m. in the Okey Patteson Auditorium.

  • Meditation and music may improve memory of those at-risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

    Wednesday, September 26, 2018

    Kim Innes, an epidemiology professor from the West Virginia University School of Public Health, and her team are studying the potential benefits of a simple meditation or music listening practice for improving memory and cognitive functioning, as well as mood, sleep and quality of life in adults with subjective cognitive decline, or SCD.

  • WVU researcher works to improve access to depression care in rural areas

    Wednesday, September 5, 2018

    WVU researcher Robert Bossarte has received a $13.3-million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to compare three treatment strategies for rural depressed patients: antidepressants alone; antidepressants combined with unguided cognitive behavior therapy provided online; and antidepressants combined with guided online cognitive behavior therapy.