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  • 2018 WVCTSI Annual Meeting to feature Yale Public Health Dean

    Join WV CTSI members from across the state to discuss exciting new efforts and initiatives in clinical and translational science in the Mountain State. The meeting will feature a keynote address from Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D., Dean and Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health at Yale School of Public Health.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute Pilot Project Grants

    WVU Cancer Institute Pilot Project Grants

    The WVU Cancer Institute, with funds from its American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant, will provide pilot funds to support cancer research by junior faculty with no current national grant support of their own. Applications are due June 1, 2018 (5:00pm).

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  • Team Science: Facilitating Collaboration and Research

    WVCTSI will host the third installment of the seminar series highlighting team science. During “Team Science: Facilitating Collaboration and Research,” Darshana Shah, Ph.D., professor and associate dean of faculty affairs and professional development at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, will instruct attendees how to conduct more effective collaborative research by examining barriers and challenges to successful collaboration, and ways to overcome them. The first two team science seminars presented by Shah can be viewed anytime on the WVCTSI YouTube channel.

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  • Dr. Martinez presents research at Gottingen University-Max Planck Institutes in Germany, collaborations with Cancer Institute to follow

    Dr. Martinez presents research at Gottingen University-Max Planck Institutes in Germany, collaborations with Cancer Institute to follow

    WVU Cancer Institute’s Dr. Ivan Martinez and his lab will engage in collaborative research with their colleagues at The German Primate Center, part of the Gottingen University-Max Planck Institutes in Germany, later this year.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute Director Dr. Richard Goldberg to give keynote address at Fight Colorectal Cancer event

    WVU Cancer Institute Director Dr. Richard Goldberg to give keynote address at Fight Colorectal Cancer event

    WVU Cancer Institute Director Richard Goldberg, MD, will be the keynote speaker on Sunday, March 18, at the Fight Colorectal Cancer Educational Summit, a three-day event, where colon and rectal cancer survivors, caregivers, and loved ones from all over the US unite to make their voices heard in Washington, DC.

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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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  • Benedum Scholar Paul Lockman to deliver public lecture Thursday

    Benedum Scholar Paul Lockman to deliver public lecture Thursday

    Neuroscience Centers Professor and Pharmaceutical Sciences Chair Dr. Paul Lockman will deliver a public lecture on “Disruptive Innovation in Sciences”  Thursday, Nov. 2 as part of the 2016-2017 Benedum Lecture Series. The lecture will take place at 4 p.m. in the Health Sciences Fukushima Auditorium, with a public reception to follow.

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  • WVU women’s soccer “pink” game raises breast cancer awareness and support

    WVU women’s soccer “pink” game raises breast cancer awareness and support

    Many thanks to the WVU women’s soccer team and their fans who came out to watch the Mountaineers beat Oklahoma 5-1 during the “pink” game at Dick Dlesk Stadium in Morgantown on October 8. The game was an opportunity for both the team and fans to join the WVU Cancer Institute and WVU Medicine to raise breast cancer awareness and support the fight against breast cancer. Cancer Institute Director Rich Goldberg, representatives of the Betty Puskar Breast Care Center and the Bonnie Wells Wilson Mobile Mammography Program (Bonnie’s Bus), and assistant women’s soccer coach Marisa Kanela were called to the field for halftime recognition and an announcement that the Mountaineers raised nearly $9,000 for the Cancer Institute’s Betty Puskar Breast Care Center during the team’s annual spring fundraiser. Additionally, Mountaineer fans donated more than $1,300 in exchange for official pink Mountaineer T-shirts. Their donations will support the Breast Cancer Program Enhancement Fund at the Cancer Institute.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute Science Exchange hosts a crowd of ideas

    WVU Cancer Institute Science Exchange hosts a crowd of ideas

    Linda Vona-Davis, Ph.D., director of the Biomedical Master of Science in Health Sciences Program at West Virginia University, was surprised and delighted to see 65 of her colleagues at her recent presentation. Before the standing-room-only crowd, she discussed her latest research into how adipose-derived stem cells, which originate in fat, influence the activity of breast cancer cells.

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  • WVU volleyball team participates in “Set for a Cause, Spike for a Cure” to benefit cancer research

    WVU volleyball team participates in “Set for a Cause, Spike for a Cure” to benefit cancer research

    The WVU volleyball team is participating in “Set for a Cause, Spike for a Cure” to benefit the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund at the WVU Cancer Institute. The fundraiser seeks pledges and flat donations from fans throughout the 2017 season.

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