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  • WVU researcher aims to improve cancer outcomes for West Virginians

    WVU researcher aims to improve cancer outcomes for West Virginians

    Work from Dr. A. Courtney DeVries, the John T. and June R. Chambers Chair of Oncology Research at the WVU Cancer Institute, and her team is focusing on the side effects a cancer patient experiences during treatment, depending on their social environment.

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  • WVU in the News: CNBC's Vaporized documentary features Exercise Physiology faculty, students

    WVU in the News: CNBC's Vaporized documentary features Exercise Physiology faculty, students

    “Vaporized: America’s E-Cigarette Addiction,” a comprehensive look inside the rapidly growing and highly controversial vaping industry, a market expected to hit $9 billion by the end of 2019.

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  • WVU Professor presents at International Conference

    WVU Professor presents at International Conference

    Anne Swisher, PT, PhD, CCS, FAPTA, Professor and Director of Scholarship Development for Physical Therapy and Human Performance and a Cancer Institute Member recently attended the World Confederation of Physical Therapy’s Congress 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland on May 9-14 and presented research conducted at WVU Cancer Institute.

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  • WVU researcher studies incurable blood disease usually diagnosed in children

    WVU researcher studies incurable blood disease usually diagnosed in children

    Treating a stubborn blood disease that strikes children may come down to tweaking energy production in stem cells, suggests research out of West Virginia University.

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  • Li inducted into AIMBE

    Li inducted into AIMBE

    The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Bingyun Li, Ph.D., professor and director of Nanomedicine Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown to its College of Fellows.

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  • JAMA Oncology features Kanate’s study

    JAMA Oncology features Kanate’s study

    The Journal of the American Medical Association Oncology has featured a study from first author and project lead, Abraham Kanate, M.D.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute to host lung cancer screening March 15

    WVU Cancer Institute to host lung cancer screening March 15

    The WVU Cancer Institute Lung Cancer Screening Program will provide screenings for current and former smokers from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 15 at the WVU Medicine outpatient center located at University Town Centre.

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  • How to Effectively Engage in Research in a Community or Practice Based Setting

    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.”

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  • Great Lakes Breast Cancer Research Symposium: Save the Date

    The Great Lakes Breast Cancer Research Symposium (GLBCRS) will highlight ongoing basic, translational, clinical and population studies addressing the biological mechanisms, management and prevention of breast cancer. Researchers from participating institutions will share their exciting work with a goal to develop crossinstitutional collaborations.

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  • Lori Hazlehurst named as WVU Cancer Institute Associate Director

    Lori Hazlehurst named as WVU Cancer Institute Associate Director

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Lori Hazlehurst, Ph.D., Professor (WVU School of Pharmacy - Pharmaceutical Sciences and Co-Leader of the WVU Cancer Institute Research Program the Alexander B. Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy and Transplantation Program, has been named as the Associate Director for Basic Research at the WVU Cancer Institute.  In this role, she will work closely with Dr. Richard Goldberg, Institute Director, and the leadership team of the WVU Cancer Institute to implement strategic goals to increase the impact of basic and translational cancer research at WVU. The primary strategy is to increase the number of NIH funded investigators focused on cancer research at WVU

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