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  • Gillison to present Annual DeLynn Lecture

    Gillison to present Annual DeLynn Lecture

    The WVU Cancer Institute will hold its Annual DeLynn Lecture with Maura L. Gillison, MD, PhD, who will lecture on HPV and the Host Genome, at 4 pm on Tuesday, Sept. 4, in the WVU Health Sciences Center's Fukushima Auditorium (room 1901). A Q&A session will follow the lecture. The event is free and open to the public. For those who cannot attend, the event also will be webcast.

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  • WVU researchers improve screening rates for state’s second-deadliest cancer

    WVU researchers improve screening rates for state’s second-deadliest cancer

    In West Virginia, where colorectal cancer is the second-deadliest type of cancer, half of all colorectal cancers elude diagnosis until they have already grown beyond the colon. With Medicaid expansion, more West Virginians now have health insurance for cancer screening, yet many barriers to screening persist.

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  • Cancer Institute welcomes 2018 summer undergraduate research fellows

    Cancer Institute welcomes 2018 summer undergraduate research fellows

    Five undergraduate students have been selected to participate in the Summer Research Fellowship Program this year at the WVU Cancer Institute.

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  • Zuan-Fu Lim wins Rising Star Award

    Zuan-Fu Lim wins Rising Star Award

    Zuan-Fu Lim, a cancer cell biology graduate student in Patrick Ma’s lab at the WVU Cancer Institute, has won a Rising Star Award from the WVU Health Sciences Center Office of Research and Graduate Education. The award recognizes outstanding graduate students and faculty at the Health Sciences Center. Earlier this year, Lim’s lung cancer research earned him an American Association of Immunologists Young Investigator Award for his first place oral presentation at the 21st annual meeting of the Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium at Seven Springs, PA.

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  • Zuan-Fu Lim wins young investigator award for his cancer research

    Zuan-Fu Lim wins young investigator award for his cancer research

    Zuan-Fu Lim, a cancer cell biology graduate student in Patrick Ma’s lab at the WVU Cancer Institute, has received an American Association of Immunologists Young Investigator Award for his first place oral presentation at the 21st annual meeting of the Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium at Seven Springs, PA.

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  • Immunology and Medical Microbiology students awarded research internships

    Immunology and Medical Microbiology students awarded research internships

    The Immunology and Medical Microbiology (IMMB) program recently selected four sophomore students to participate in a research internship program offered by the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology.

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  • CDC to offer continuing education course on vaccine immunization in Morgantown

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is offering a continuing education course titled CDC Pink Book Training: Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases on April 10-11, 2018, at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place in Morgantown, West Virginia.

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  • 2018 WVU STEM Ambassador Program announced

    2018 WVU STEM Ambassador Program announced

    The program is a great opportunity for WVU students to earn some extra money this summer, improve their teaching and leadership skills, and camp in beautiful locations in the West Virginia wilderness, all while spreading their enthusiasm for science to children across the state.

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  • Mindful Morsels: Mindful Eating- January 16, 2017, 11:00 am, John Jones C

    Mindful Morsels: Mindful Eating- January 16, 2017, 11:00 am, John Jones C

    Mindful Morsels is back for 2018. Mindful Eating will be held January 16, 2017, at 11:00 am in John Jones C.

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  • Cancer Institute to sponsor talk on LGBTQI patient care

    WVU Cancer Institute will sponsor a talk on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) patient care on January 9, 2018, from 12 to 1 p.m., in the Fukushima Auditorium. Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, associate center director, patient-centered initiatives and health equity for the George Washington Cancer Center, will present What You Should (and Want) to Know About Your LGBTQI Patients. Chapman’s personal mission is to make evidence-based cancer control strategies available to more people as quickly as possible.

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