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  • Mindful Morsels: Mindful Eating- January 16, 2017, 11:00 am, John Jones C

    Mindful Morsels: Mindful Eating- January 16, 2017, 11:00 am, John Jones C

    Mindful Morsels is back for 2018. Mindful Eating will be held January 16, 2017, at 11:00 am in John Jones C.

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  • Cancer Institute to sponsor talk on LGBTQI patient care

    WVU Cancer Institute will sponsor a talk on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) patient care on January 9, 2018, from 12 to 1 p.m., in the Fukushima Auditorium. Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, associate center director, patient-centered initiatives and health equity for the George Washington Cancer Center, will present What You Should (and Want) to Know About Your LGBTQI Patients. Chapman’s personal mission is to make evidence-based cancer control strategies available to more people as quickly as possible.

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  • Cancer Institute summer research fellow wins first place award at IDeA Conference

    Cancer Institute summer research fellow wins first place award at IDeA Conference

    Daniel Berrebi, a 2017 WVU Cancer Institute summer research fellow, won first place in the cancer category of the student poster session at this year’s Southeast Regional IDeA Conference in Morgantown. He was selected for his research titled Inhibition of CCL5 and Nodal by Adipose-derived Stem Cells in the Breast Tumor Microenvironment. In his work at the Cancer Institute under the mentorship of Linda Vona-Davis, PhD, Berrebi used 3D matrix models to study the role of stem cells in contributing to the spread of breast cancer.

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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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  • DeLynn Lecture to feature national expert on improving cancer care delivery

    DeLynn Lecture to feature national expert on improving cancer care delivery

    Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH, a nationally renowned medical oncologist and population health researcher, will deliver the 2017 Laurence and Jean DeLynn Lecture at 4 p.m., September 21, in the Fukushima Auditorium of the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center. The lecture is open to the public. A reception will follow in the Learning Center Commons.

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  • Perry G. Fine, M.D. Pain Lecture Series set for Oct. 16

    Perry G. Fine, M.D. Pain Lecture Series set for Oct. 16

    The Perry G. Fine, M.D., Pain Lecture Series will be held on Monday, October, 16, 2017, at the WVU Health Sciences Center, Okey Patteson Auditorium in Morgantown, West Virginia from 4 to 8 p.m.

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  • WVU researchers, health professionals lead new effort to prevent HIV and hepatitis C outbreaks related to opioid epidemic

    WVU researchers, health professionals lead new effort to prevent HIV and hepatitis C outbreaks related to opioid epidemic

    Gordon Smith, M.D., MPH, Stuart M. and Joyce N. Robbins Distinguished Professor at the WVU School of Public Health, and Judith Feinberg, M.D., of the WVU School of Medicine, are co-leading a project that will develop an integrated prevention, harm reduction and treatment team to rapidly identify and mitigate small HIV microepidemics. 

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  • Patrick Thomas, poster winner at undergraduate research symposium

    Patrick Thomas, poster winner at undergraduate research symposium

    Patrick Thomas, an undergraduate cancer researcher in Dr. Laura Gibson's lab, was the winner in the Health Sciences category of the 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium (SURE).

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  • Summer research fellows and Shepherd Univ. intern present their cancer research

    Summer research fellows and Shepherd Univ. intern present their cancer research

    Six undergraduate students recently presented their cancer research to their peers and mentors during a symposium at the WVU Cancer Institute’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. Five of the undergraduates – Daniel Berrebi, River Hames, Emmanuel Chan, Stephen Chen and Joseph McGuire – completed research fellowships at the WVU Cancer Institute this summer. Adam Hull, an intern from Shepherd University, completed his cancer research project in Shepherd University President Mary Hendrix’s lab at WVU.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute first in the nation to offer IORT for glioblastoma

    WVU Cancer Institute first in the nation to offer IORT for glioblastoma

    The WVU Cancer Institute is the first institution in the United States to offer intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) to treat glioblastoma. 

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