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  • Cervical cancer prevention focus of new $11 million grant

    Cervical cancer prevention focus of new $11 million grant

    A major public health initiative aimed at preventing cervical cancer in at-risk Appalachian families from West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, and Virginia is underway with support from an $11 million National Cancer Institute grant.

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  • Student in Guo Laboratory Awarded Prestigious Travel Award

    Student in Guo Laboratory Awarded Prestigious Travel Award

    Salvi Singh an MS student in Computer Science from the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at WVU who works in the Laboratory of Dr. Lan Guo, as a Research Assistant was awarded the NSF Travel Award for her presentation at the 9th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (ACM BCB 2018). The title of her presentation was: Genet-CNV: Boolean Implication Networks for Modelling Genome-Wide Co-occurrence of DNA Copy Number Variations: Ms. Singh, working with her mentor Lan Guo, Ph.D. uses an algorithm to detect DNA copy number variation networks that may be important for lung cancers. Her current research focuses on identifying genes that may be drivers in lung cancer initiation and metastasis.

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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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  • Students present work at 54th Annual Van Liere Research Conference

    Students present work at 54th Annual Van Liere Research Conference

    The Van Liere Research Conference was held on March 21st and March 22, 2019 at the West Virginia University Health Sciences Campus.

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  • WVU School of Dentistry takes tobacco cessation efforts on the road

    WVU School of Dentistry takes tobacco cessation efforts on the road

    During the recent 2019 West Virginia legislative session, Senate Bill 348 was voted down in the House Health Committee. The bill would have raised the legal age to use tobacco in West Virginia to 21. At the WVU School of Dentistry, faculty responds.

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  • WVCTSI accepting applications for 3 pilot funding opportunities

    WVCTSI accepting applications for 3 pilot funding opportunities

    WVCTSI has released requests for applications (RFA) for the Collaborative RFA, Small Grant RFA, and Launch Pilot Grant funding opportunities.

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  • Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, 2019 Thomas H. Covey, Jr., MD Lectureship

    The WVU Department of Surgery Grand Rounds and the 2019 Thomas H. Covey, Jr., MD Lectureship with Visiting Professor Taylor Riall, MD, PhD, FACS, takes place on Wednesday, March 20, at 7:30 a.m. in the WVU Health Sciences Okey Patteson Auditorium, room 1175. 

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  • 2019 Van Liere Research Conference

    2019 Van Liere Research Conference

    The 54th Annual Van Liere Research Conference (formerly the E.J. Van Liere Convocation and HSC Research Day) will be held on March 21st and 22nd, 2019 on the WVU Health Sciences Campus in Morgantown, WV.

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  • Save the date: STEPS to hold simulation certificate program Spring 2019

    Save the date: STEPS to hold simulation certificate program Spring 2019

    The David and Jo Ann Shaw Center for Simulation and Education for Patient Safety will soon offer a simulation certificate program. The continuing education course aims to teach effective strategies for including simulation training in the classroom.

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  • Du Publishes Two Studies That Describe an Improved Approach to Bone Marrow Transplant

    Du Publishes Two Studies That Describe an Improved Approach to Bone Marrow Transplant

    WVU cancer researcher and Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Wei Du, MD, PhD, teamed up with researchers from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center to focus on improving outcomes and reducing side effects of traditional stem cell transplant. Their work was recently published in Leukemia, one of the top journals in hematology.

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