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  • Spring 2018 PSCoR Solicitation

    Spring 2018 PSCoR Solicitation

    The Researcher Office will be accepting proposals for funding until November 17, 2017.

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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 Medicine to host blood drive at Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center Oct. 31

    WVU Medicine to host blood drive at Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center Oct. 31

    WVU Medicine J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital is hosting a blood drive from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31, in the atrium of the WVU Cancer Institute’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. The event supports Central Blood Bank, Ruby Memorial Hospital’s supplier for blood products. 

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  • Town hall to focus on children’s health

    Town hall to focus on children’s health

    Pediatric physician J. Philip Saul, M.D., will be the special guest at an open forum for Health Sciences and WVU Medicine faculty, staff and students at noon on Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Okey Patteson Auditorium of the WVU Health Sciences Center. The topic will be, "WVU Medicine Children’s and the Health of West Virginia."

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  • Healthcare providers from West Virginia and surrounding region learn latest approaches in cancer treatment at annual conference

    Healthcare providers from West Virginia and surrounding region learn latest approaches in cancer treatment at annual conference

    Nearly 200 physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, and other healthcare providers from West Virginia University and the surrounding region participated in the 27th Annual Fall Cancer Conference “Translating Personalized Medicine into Cancer Care” at Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown on October 6.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute, WVU Medicine and WVU Athletics plan “Pink” Events in October

    WVU Cancer Institute, WVU Medicine and WVU Athletics plan “Pink” Events in October

    The WVU Cancer Institute, WVU Medicine and WVU Athletics are teaming up on several “Pink” events to raise breast cancer awareness in October.

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  • WVU to hold inaugural Day of Giving Nov. 8

    WVU to hold inaugural Day of Giving Nov. 8

    One day. The words suggest a moment and a future. Both are being emphasized on Nov. 8 as WVU is reaching out to students, alumni and friends, encouraging them to make a gift – especially ones that go to the general, unrestricted needs of the University and its schools and colleges.

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  • WVU School of Dentistry to lead fight against oral cancer and tobacco addiction

    WVU School of Dentistry to lead fight against oral cancer and tobacco addiction

    Working in cooperation with the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Office of Interprofessional Education, representatives from the WVU School of Pharmacy, School of Public Health, School of Nursing, School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, WVU Cancer Institute and others will be involved in the WVU tobacco treatment training program. It is designed to have healthcare professionals be on the same page for evidence-based treatment of addiction.

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  • Art exhibit explores artist’s fight with cancer

    Art exhibit explores artist’s fight with cancer

    West Virginia University Libraries will host a reception on Tuesday, October 10, at 5 p.m. in the Health Sciences Pylons Area to celebrate the opening of Bodies of Truth: An Artist’s Creative Exploration through Cancer, an exhibition of artwork by Lacie Wallace.

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