WVU Cancer Institute in the News: Dr. Krista Pfaendler a recipient of 2019 Faculty Research Abroad Grant
Dr. Krista Pfaendler, assistant professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, will serve as principal investigator on a project aimed at enhancing multidisciplinary research collaboration and strengthening advanced level clinical and research skills of medical personnel from various specialties participating in the gynecological oncology tumor board in Lusaka, Zambia.
The WVU Cancer Institute (WVUCI) is sponsoring the second Annual WVUCI Scientific Meeting on Nov. 22, 2019, at the Erickson Alumni Center. This is a half-day event with scientific sessions that include outside speakers, as well as reports from selected WVUCI faculty members highlighting their basic, clinical and population research.
A major public health initiative aimed at preventing cervical cancer in at-risk Appalachian families from West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, and Virginia is underway with support from an $11 million National Cancer Institute grant.