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  • WVU Cancer Institute breast care program again rated among the best in the nation

    Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    WVU Cancer Institute breast care program again rated among the best in the nation The Comprehensive Breast Care Program at the WVU Cancer Institute has again been granted a full three-year accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.

  • WVU Cancer Institute first in the nation to offer IORT for glioblastoma

    Friday, September 1, 2017

    WVU Cancer Institute first in the nation to offer IORT for glioblastoma The WVU Cancer Institute is the first institution in the United States to offer intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) to treat glioblastoma. The clinical trial uses IORT as a boost to the current standard of care for glioblastoma, which is surgery and external beam radiation. Dr. Cifarelli hopes to also examine using IORT to treat cancers that have metastasized to the brain from elsewhere in the body.

  • Cancer Institute’s Cancer Prevention and Control wins first place ribbons

    Tuesday, August 22, 2017

    Cancer Institute’s Cancer Prevention and Control wins first place ribbons Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) program staff won two first place ribbons at the 2017 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Cancer Conference in Atlanta this August. They were invited to present three posters for the overall National conference and an oral presentation for the CDC Colorectal Cancer Control Program Meeting. Two posters, noted below, won first place ribbons.

  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and the WVU School of Public Health to host events focused on vulnerable adults

    Friday, August 18, 2017

    Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and the WVU School of Public Health to host events focused on vulnerable adults Next month, the WVU School of Public Health and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) will co-host a series of events focusing on aging, elder abuse and public health policy. Two separate lectures will feature Dr. Pamela B. Teaster, Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, followed by OLLI’s annual fall open house event.

  • Patrick Thomas, poster winner at undergraduate research symposium

    Thursday, August 17, 2017

    Patrick Thomas, poster winner at undergraduate research symposium Patrick Thomas, an undergraduate cancer researcher in Dr. Laura Gibson's lab, was the winner in the Health Sciences category of the 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium (SURE).

  • WVU Department of Family Medicine to host 43rd Annual Hal Wanger Family Medicine Conference

    Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    The event will take place Sept. 14-15 at the Holiday Inn, Morgantown, off Pineview Drive. The deadline to register for the conference is Sept. 7.

  • WVCTSI announces 3 fall funding opportunities; multiple information sessions to be held

    Tuesday, August 15, 2017

    WVCTSI announces 3 fall funding opportunities; multiple information sessions to be held The West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI) has released requests for applications (RFA) for the Launch Pilot Grant, Open Competition, and Small Grant funding opportunities.

  • New Bonnie’s Bus makes an impact at Clendenin Health Center

    Friday, August 4, 2017

    The new Bonnie’s Bus is receiving high approval ratings as it travels to communities in West Virginia.

  • Summer research fellows and Shepherd Univ. intern present their cancer research

    Friday, August 4, 2017

    Summer research fellows and Shepherd Univ. intern present their cancer research Six undergraduate students recently presented their cancer research to their peers and mentors during a symposium at the WVU Cancer Institute’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. Five of the undergraduates – Daniel Berrebi, River Hames, Emmanuel Chan, Stephen Chen and Joseph McGuire – completed research fellowships at the WVU Cancer Institute this summer. Adam Hull, an intern from Shepherd University, completed his cancer research project in Shepherd University President Mary Hendrix’s lab at WVU.

  • West Virginia health research gets $55 million boost

    Tuesday, August 1, 2017

    West Virginia health research gets $55 million boost MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Recommitting themselves to bring the benefits of research out of labs and hospitals and into the lives of West Virginia people and communities, a coalition of federal agencies, universities, hospitals and clinics will develop dozens of efforts over the next five years to battle addiction and cancer and reduce the impact of cardiovascular and neurological diseases.