• Van Liere Research Day highlights work of Center Students

    Van Liere Research Day highlights work of Center Students

    This is a great way to highlight and celebrate the research being done here at the Health Sciences Center. There will be Oral Presentation competitions on Thursday from Clinical Residents and Graduate students. Friday, we will celebrate students from all HSC programs/schools with a poster session. Please stop by and engage these outstanding students. The plenary lecture will be Friday, March 3rd at 2:00pm in Okey Patteson. The plenary lecturer will be Gregory del Zoppo, MD, a thought leader in the world of stroke research.

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  • The Defense Health Program: DoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Programs

    The Defense Health Program: DoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Programs

    The Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) Defense Appropriations Act provides $278.7 million to the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP).  The vision of the PRMRP is to improve the health and well-being of all military Service members, Veterans, and beneficiaries.  The PRMRP challenges the scientific and clinical communities to address one of the FY16 congressionally directed topic areas with original ideas that foster new directions in basic science and translational research; novel product development leading to improved therapeutic or diagnostic tools; synergistic, multidisciplinary research programs; or clinical trials that address an immediate clinical need.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute - Prevention & Control staff invited to cancer event at UN

    WVU Cancer Institute - Prevention & Control staff invited to cancer event at UN

    February 4th was World Cancer Day. This year Cancer Prevention and Control’s WV Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program (WV BCCSP) Health Information Specialist and cervical cancer advocate, Shelly Dusic, was invited to join public health leaders from around the world as the Every Woman Every Child initiative hosted the event “Towards a Cervical Cancer Free World” at the United Nations (UN) in New York. Read Full Article

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  • Wetzel County family present gift bags for cancer patients

    Wetzel County family present gift bags for cancer patients

    A Wetzel County family has paid forward the kindness showed to them and their loved one at the WVU Cancer Institute Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. Tomasina Dallison, her husband Clay and their daughters Kynnedi and Jayla, and Tomasina’s father-in-law Ed, travelled from Smithfield, West Virginia, recently to present 80 gift bags for patients at the Cancer Center. 

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  • In The Spotlight

  • MEET THE GRADS: First generation college student follows path to career in health sciences and medicine

    MEET THE GRADS: First generation college student follows path to career in health sciences and medicine

    As commencement nears, WVU Health Sciences is featuring some of our most dedicated graduates. Here is the story of one of those students, Hope Bias.

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  • 2016 Crystal Ribbon Award Recipients

    2016 Crystal Ribbon Award Recipients

    The 2016 Annual Spring Gala introduced a new Cancer Institute tradition in presenting several individuals with The Crystal Ribbon Award. This Award recognizes and honors recipients for their remarkable contributions to the Institute, the Cancer Center and the health and well-being of West Virginians. The Crystal Ribbon Award was designed by John DesMeules, a glass artisan with Glass Dimensions of Tamarack, to encompass and inspire the three attributes of hope, innovation and partnership. The unique piece is hand made of clear West Virginia glass in the shape of a ribbon, representative of a historically important industry for the state and symbolic of all types of cancer.

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