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SAVE THE DATE: Bob Huggins 2020 Fish Fry Jan. 24

Bob Huggins Fish Fry Fundraiser  — this special evening will feature sports legends, live music, activities, and special guest Rod Thorn. Proceeds from ticket sales and auctions benefit the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund and Remember the Miners Scholarship Fund.

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

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.

Free MAT waiver training course

A free course is available Jan. 8, 2020, for area healthcare workers, social workers, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners battling the opioid epidemic.

WVU Rural Health Interest Group Rural Oasis Food Drive 2019

The WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health's Rural Health Interest Group will be collecting nonperishable and toiletry items for the 2019 RHIG Service Learning Project: Rural Oasis Food Drive to support the food banks in Clay County and Mullens.

WVU Cancer Institute Annual Meeting and Hardesty Lecture

The WVU Cancer Institute (WVUCI) is sponsoring the second Annual WVUCI Scientific Meeting on Nov. 22, 2019, at the Erickson Alumni Center. This is a half-day event with scientific sessions that include outside speakers, as well as reports from selected WVUCI faculty members highlighting their basic, clinical and population research.