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  • WVU Cancer Institute offering groundbreaking treatment for gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

    Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    WVU Cancer Institute offering groundbreaking treatment for gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors The WVU Cancer Institute is participating in the implementation of a new drug therapy for the treatment of somatostatin receptor-positive gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs), a type of tumor that can form in the pancreas or in other parts of the gastrointestinal tract, including the stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, and appendix. These life-threatening tumors can spread to other organs, such as the liver.

  • Health Sciences Town Hall to focus on One Mountaineer Family

    Thursday, September 13, 2018

     Health Sciences Town Hall to focus on One Mountaineer Family Meshea Poore, vice president for the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at WVU, will be the special guest at a Health Sciences Town Hall during WVU’s Diversity Week celebrations.

  • With severe storm approaching the East Coast, WVU reminds campus community about safety and resources

    Tuesday, September 11, 2018

    With severe storm approaching the East Coast, WVU reminds campus community about safety and resources The West Virginia University Police and Office of Emergency Management urges students, faculty and staff to be prepared as the state braces for the impact of Hurricane Florence, making landfall along the East Coast later this week.

  • Campo to discuss suicide prevention at Festival of Ideas series

    Thursday, September 6, 2018

    Campo to discuss suicide prevention at Festival of Ideas series This season’s Festival of Ideas at WVU kicks off on Sept. 11 at 4 p.m. at the Health Sciences Center's Okey Patteson auditorium. Dr. John Campo will present "Suicide Prevention Across the Lifespan and the Rural-Urban Continuum."

  • Gillison to present Annual DeLynn Lecture

    Thursday, August 30, 2018

    Gillison to present Annual DeLynn Lecture The WVU Cancer Institute will hold its Annual DeLynn Lecture with Maura L. Gillison, MD, PhD, who will lecture on HPV and the Host Genome, at 4 pm on Tuesday, Sept. 4, in the WVU Health Sciences Center's Fukushima Auditorium (room 1901). A Q&A session will follow the lecture. The event is free and open to the public. For those who cannot attend, the event also will be webcast.

  • Immigration information session to be held at the Health Sciences Campus

    Wednesday, August 29, 2018

    The Office of Global Affairs will hold an immigration information session on at the WVU Health Sciences Center on Wed., Sept. 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. in Room 1905 Health Sciences North.

  • Evening of Science: Focus on Experimental Therapeutics

    Wednesday, August 29, 2018

    Join us on Oct. 30, 2018 for a series of conversations on the topic of experimental therapeutics.

  • Career Development Workshop

    Wednesday, August 29, 2018

    Career Development Workshop Date: September 24

  • National Institutes of Health: Building Research Capacity in West Virginia

    Wednesday, August 29, 2018

    National Institutes of Health: Building Research Capacity in West Virginia U.S. Congressman David B. McKinley, has invited National Institutes of Health officials to the WVU Health Sciences Center to participate in several workshops and discussion groups September 19 - 20. Faculty, staff, students and post-doctoral fellows are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to learn about emerging NIH initiatives and to participate in focused workshops with NIH staff.

  • WVU in the news: WVU researchers working to stop cancer-growth protein

    Thursday, August 23, 2018

    Yehenew Agazie, an associate professor of biochemistry at the WVU School of Medicine, received a $1.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate a new breast cancer treatment that is especially effective against recurrent tumors.