• Patrick Thomas to participate in Undergraduate Research Day at Capitol

    Patrick Thomas to participate in Undergraduate Research Day at Capitol

    Patrick Thomas, a WVU Cancer Institute undergraduate cancer researcher, has been selected to present his work at the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol in Charleston on February 24.  The title of the poster he will share with lawmakers is The Bone Marrow Microenvironment Causes Metabolic Changes in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.  This research outlines how ALL tumor populations that enter the bone marrow microenvironment and become resistant to chemotherapy have an elevated glucose metabolism, and proposes tactics for sensitizing this population.

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Patient Care

  • Huggins makes Round 3 in Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge

    Huggins makes Round 3 in Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge

    Loyal fans of West Virginia University Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Huggins will be happy to know that their votes have advanced Coach Huggins to Round 3 in the Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge. Huggins is now one of 16 coaches nationwide remaining in the competition and hoping to win the $100K grand prize.  Only four of them will make it to Round 4, which is the Final Round.  Keep voting for Huggs at ESPN.com/INFINITI.  Round 3 voting runs from Feb. 13 to Feb. 26.   

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  • Join the WVU Cancer Institute for its 32nd Annual Spring Gala

    Join the WVU Cancer Institute for its 32nd Annual Spring Gala

    Come be a part of an event  that saves lives!  Register now for the WVU Cancer Institute 32nd Annual Spring Gala at The Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, April 28-30.  During this weekend-long signature event, attendees will experience a wide variety of activities, festivities and unique entertainment, including a continuing education session.  

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  • In The Spotlight

  • World-renowned cancer expert to lead WVU Cancer Institute

    World-renowned cancer expert to lead WVU Cancer Institute

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Richard M. Goldberg, M.D., renowned gastrointestinal cancer expert, has been named the new director of the WVU Cancer Institute.

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  • Gee welcomes new cancer researchers to WVU

    Gee welcomes new cancer researchers to WVU

    Earlier this year when Mary J.C. Hendrix was named president of Shepherd University, she had a critical decision to make: To shut down her research laboratory at Northwestern University or relocate her groundbreaking cancer research closer to Shepherd. The answer came in a unique partnership with West Virginia University, a major R1 research university 150 miles to the west of Shepherd. Thanks to sophisticated Skype technology, Hendrix and her laboratory are able to resume daily research interactions.

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