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  • Mike Ridinger joins WVU Cancer Institute as Assistant Director of Finance and Administration and Administrator of Hematology/Oncology

    The WVU Cancer Institute welcomes Mike Ridinger, R.N., M.B.A., as assistant director of finance and administration and the administrator of Hematology/Oncology.

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  • Goldberg to step down as Cancer Institute director, chair of Oncology

    Goldberg to step down as Cancer Institute director, chair of Oncology

    Rich Goldberg, M.D., director of the WVU Cancer Institute and Laurence S. and Jean J. DeLynn chair of Oncology, will step down from those positions and transition toward retirement once an interim is named or at the end of the calendar year.

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  • April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

    April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

    The WVU Cancer Institute and the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute are joining organizations around the world this April to recognize Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. An estimated 17,290 people in the U.S. are living with esophageal cancer.

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  • Cancer Prevention and Control’s WV PICCS project featured in NCI’s new Implementation Science at a Glance Publication

    Cancer Prevention and Control’s WV PICCS project featured in NCI’s new Implementation Science at a Glance Publication

    At the request of the National Cancer Institute’s Division of Cancer Control and Population Health, Cancer Prevention and Control’s (CPC) Program to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening (WV PICCS) is featured in their new publication, Implementation Science at a Glance. Designed specifically for cancer control researchers and practitioners, Implementation Science at a Glance provides a succinct overview of this field.

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  • Kennedy-Rea earns HSC Vice President's award for outstanding achievement in service

    Kennedy-Rea earns HSC Vice President's award for outstanding achievement in service

    As part of the WVU Health Sciences Vice President's Achievement Awards celebration, a faculty member from the WVU Cancer Institute was honored for their work. Stephenie Kennedy-Rea E.D. was presented with the Vice President’s Scholar Award for service. The awards ceremony was held Wednesday, April 10, 2019

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  • WVU in the News: McCawley warns Congress of dangers from mountaintop mining

    WVU in the News: McCawley warns Congress of dangers from mountaintop mining

    Clinical Associate Professor Michael McCawley, Ph.D., at the West Virginia University School of Public Health told a House subcommittee on Tuesday, April 9, that his research shows mountaintop coal mining creates a health risk to both coal miners and residents who live near such mining sites.

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  • Cancer Cell Biology graduate students recognized at recent tea time

    Cancer Cell Biology graduate students recognized at recent tea time

    In recognition of Graduate Student Appreciation Week, the Institute honored Cancer Cell Biology graduate students at this month’s tea time. There was cake along with traditional Tea Time goodies. Students were recognized during Tea Time by the CCB Scholarship Committee.

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  • Cancer Prevention and Control’s Colorectal Program has Two Abstracts Accepted for 2019 Dialogue for Action Meeting

    Cancer Prevention and Control’s Colorectal Program has Two Abstracts Accepted for 2019 Dialogue for Action Meeting

    Dialogue for Action® is an annual national conference that brings diverse stakeholders together to discuss the best ways to reinforce cancer screening, prevention, and risk reduction initiatives in communities across the nation. Held in late April this year, the conference will highlight contributions from Cancer Prevention and Control’s (CPC) WV Program to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening (WVPICCS) in two presentations:

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  • REDCap changes coming April 8

    REDCap changes coming April 8

    To increase the protections surrounding clinical data, the way users access REDCap will change starting on Monday, April 8th. Currently, users navigate directly to the REDCap application via the internet or mobile app. The new access method will first route users through a terminal server managed by WVU HSC IT. This terminal server provides access to select applications including REDCap, Microsoft Excel, and a secure Y drive folder to save data. These secure folders can be accessed by designated research groups, to facilitate research team access to study data. With this new system, any data exported using REDCap’s export tool will be downloaded to a secure Y drive in a de-identified format. Additionally, Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention software may be installed on user computers, to prevent unsecure transmission of research data.

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  • WV-INBRE Request for Cancer Biology Grant Applications

    WV-INBRE Request for Cancer Biology Grant Applications

    The WV-INBRE program has funds for the support of small biomedical research of grants in Cancer Biology. This solicitation is open to applications from investigators at West Virginia University, Marshall University and WV partner institutions (PUI) that are part of the WV-INBRE network. Areas of interest include but are not limited to mechanisms of cancer development (e.g. genetic and epigenetic modifications) and mechanisms of cancer drug action and drug resistance. The program will be co-directed by Lori Hazlehurst (WVU), Piyali Dasgupta (MU) and Donald Primerano (MU). Programmatic goal: The purpose of these grant awards is to allow investigators to gather data to increase the competitiveness of NIH RO1, RO3 and other investigator-initiated proposals in the biomedical sciences. Proposals must be received no later than 5:00PM on April 22, 2019.

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