West Virginia University Health Sciences Center and the Bodice Project invite you to join us February 20 - 22 in the Erickson Alumni Center Nutting Gallery for the Bodice Project Sculptural Exhibit.
The Bodice Project is a sculptural exhibition that promotes emotional healing for women and men facing the challenge of breast cancer, and life after treatment.
The exhibit will be open to the public February 20 - 22 from 9 AM to 5 PM.
The Office of Research and Graduate Education will be hosting an engaging session with the new Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Shelly Birdsong-Maddex. Shelly will join HSC faculty on behalf of the WVU Foundation to discuss partnerships and identifying funding opportunities beyond the traditional agencies.
The WVU Cancer Institute saw approximately 150 patients during its Spring Screen event on Saturday, May 18th. The event offered free screenings for head and neck, oral, and skin cancer; clinical breast exams; low-cost screenings for lung and cervical cancer; and lab testing. In addition, attendees were provided opportunities to learn about oral self-exams, smoking cessation, tours of the "Strollin' Colon" and information about other types of screening for colon or lung cancer were provided.
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.