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  • Cancer prevention expert to discuss cervical cancer prevention in Appalachia

    Cancer prevention expert to discuss cervical cancer prevention in Appalachia

    Cervical cancer rates are higher among women in Appalachia due to a variety of factors ranging from health policy to biology. Next month, epidemiologist and cancer prevention researcher Electra Paskett, Ph.D., will visit the WVU Health Sciences Center to explain how these factors can help identify possible interventions to reverse this trend.

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  • Individuals who advance women’s concerns can be nominated for Buswell Award

    The Council for Women's Concerns is accepting nominations for the Mary Catherine Buswell Award. This accolade, established in 1978, honors a person who has shown a dedication to the advancement of women. The award winner will receive $500 for travel, supplies, salary supplement or any other use commensurate with WVU policies. Nominations must be submitted by March 1.

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  • Blood drives to be held on Jan. 31, Feb. 5 and 15

    Blood drives to be held on Jan. 31, Feb. 5 and 15

    Every two seconds, someone needs blood, platelets, or plasma to survive. These patients depend on blood donors to roll up their sleeves and give the gift of life.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute recognizes Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

    WVU Cancer Institute recognizes Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

    The WVU Cancer Institute is joining organizations across the world to increase awareness of cervical cancer this January in recognition of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Cervical cancer diagnoses have increased the last 40 years as the result of many women getting regular Pap tests, which can find cervical precancerous cells before they become cancer.

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  • The Bodice Project: Sculptural Exhibit

    The Bodice Project: Sculptural Exhibit

    West Virginia University Health Sciences Center and the Bodice Project invite you to join us February 20 - 22 in the Erickson Alumni Center Nutting Gallery for the Bodice Project Sculptural Exhibit.

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  • The Bodice Project: Opening Night Reception

    West Virginia University Health Sciences Center and the Bodice Project invite you to join us for an Opening Night Reception at the Erickson Alumni Center on February 19, 2019.*

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  • Lori Hazlehurst named as WVU Cancer Institute Associate Director

    Lori Hazlehurst named as WVU Cancer Institute Associate Director

    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

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  • Export Control Fast Facts: What you need to know

    Export Control Fast Facts: What you need to know

    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.

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  • Novel Funding Opportunities for Tumor Treating Fields Research

    Novel Funding Opportunities for Tumor Treating Fields Research

    InovitroTM TTFields Lab Bench System from Novocure recently released several new funding opportunities. 

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  • Board of Governors proposes tightening of tobacco-free campus policy

    Board of Governors proposes tightening of tobacco-free campus policy

    A clarification and tightening of West Virginia University’s tobacco-free campus rules was approved for comment Friday by the Board of Governors.

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