On July 16 and throughout the year Cancer Prevention and Control appreciates your partnership! Together, we represent the WVU Cancer Institute throughout the state and our collaboration connects West Virginians with life-saving cancer screening.
Last year’s CPC Thank-a-Thon reached over 300 partners. This year, CPC plans to reach out to over 500 partners from around the state to extend appreciation and invite new opportunities.
Photo: Stephenie Kennedy, Associate Director for Cancer Prevention and Control, calls a partner to thank them for their participation in Institute activities.
Hoping to speed up the move from idea to application, West Virginia University and 23 other regional institutions have come together to create a “virtual hub” that will ultimately help speed the commercialization of groundbreaking university research.
WVCTSI and the WVU Mountaineer Health Initiative are co-sponsoring a town hall meeting to highlight research taking place across the state. “Conversation and Collaboration: WVU Community-Based Researchers and Outreach Staff Making a Difference,” offers attendees the chance to learn about the range of community engaged research and outreach across the state, meet colleagues engaged in similar work, identify common issues, and ascertain better ways to support each other in the field.
WVU cancer researcher Wei Du, MD, PhD, teamed up with researchers from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center to focus on improving outcomes and reducing side effects of traditional stem cell transplant. Their work was recently published in Leukemia, one of the top journals in hematology.