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.
In addition, the CCB Graduate Student of the Year for 2081-2019 was announced. Congratulations to Tayvia Brownmiller who was selected by the CCB faculty. She received a $500 travel award.
Headline photo caption: WVU Cancer Institute Director, Dr. Richard Goldberg; Tayvia Brownmiller, graduate student and Scott Weed, director of Cancer Cell Biology Program.
Dental school's tobacco treatment training program will host its third continuing education course in May 2020.
WVU in the News: Industry cites 3M research on cancer patients exposed to PFOA to claim them chemical isn't so bad
Defenders of the chemicals known as PFAS have seized upon an industry-funded study of cancer patients as evidence that PFOA, the compound used to make Teflon, firefighting foam, and many other products, isn’t as dangerous as it seems.
Sumaira Shafi, M.D., has joined the hematology/oncology staff at Camden Clark Regional Cancer Center, a WVU Cancer Institute location.