WVCTSI’s Clinical and Translational Research Seminar Series will partner with the West Virginia Practice-Based Research Network to present a series of seminar on community engaged research. In the first entry, William Lewis, M.D., family medicine physician and co-director of the WVPBRN, and Stacey Whanger, MPH, WVPBRN network manager, will present, “How to Effectively Engage in Research in a Community or Practice Based Setting.”
This session will also feature a Q&A discussion with Treah Haggerty, M.D., WVCTSI research scholar and family medicine physician, and Mary LeCloux, Ph.D., LICSW, WVCTSI pilot grant recipient and assistant professor in the WVU School of Social Work.
This session will take place Friday, February 15 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in room 201 of the WVU Health Sciences Center Erma Byrd Biomedical Research Building. RSVP here.
The WVU Cancer Institute Department of Radiation Oncology recently implemented the use of a THOR® photobiomodulation (PBM) device to prevent mucositis in head and neck cancer patients receiving radiation.
WVU to continue to increase colorectal cancer screenings and early detection with help of $3.62 million CDC grant
Using a $3.62 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the West Virginia University Cancer Institute will continue working with clinics across the state to increase colorectal cancer screenings.