Patrick Thomas, an undergraduate student engaged in research at the WVU Cancer Institute, has been selected to participate in SURE, a summer undergraduate research experience for students interested in graduate school and research/creative work within their discipline or a related discipline.
As a SURE participant, Thomas will complete research for eight weeks this summer under the direction of Laura Gibson, PhD, senior associate vice president for the WVU Department of Research and Graduate Education.
His research focuses on the lipid metabolism of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood cancer.
Thomas, also a 2015 and 2016 summer research fellow at the Cancer Institute, is the son of Tammy and Joe Thomas of Hurricane, West Virginia.
The WVU Cancer Institute Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center is partnering with Jacqueline’s Fine Jewelry in the Suncrest Town Centre to benefit patients at the Cancer Center. On Thursday, May 4, Jacqueline’s will host a Charmed by Charity event from 5:30-8P and 15 percent of Alex and Ani jewelry sales will go to the Cancer Center’s Comfort Fund. Stop by and select a Mother’s Day gift or a graduation gift and support the Fund. Read how the Comfort Fund benefits patients
Cancer Prevention and Control recognized National Volunteer Week with a "Thank-a-thon" on Monday, April 24. Staff worked together to contact 300 volunteers and partners from around the Mountain State to let them know how much their efforts are appreciated. CPC has a diverse array of partners that include service and social groups, health care providers, health clinics, non-profit organizations, media, businesses, faith-based organizations, schools, and governmental agencies.