Our Cancer Research

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Program Overview

West Virginia University Cancer Institute is West Virginia’s premier cancer facility with a national reputation of excellence in cancer treatment, prevention and research. The Scientific Programs within the MBRCC are organized to nurture interactions between basic, clinical and population scientists and are designed to impact on specific health disparities and populations with unique needs within our state.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute researcher developing genetic test for lung cancer treatment

    WVU Cancer Institute researcher developing genetic test for lung cancer treatment

    Research underway at the West Virginia University Cancer Institute may help to improve the outcomes of lung cancer patients and better guide the physicians who treat them. 

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  • 2018 WVCTSI Annual Meeting to feature Yale Public Health Dean

    Join WV CTSI members from across the state to discuss exciting new efforts and initiatives in clinical and translational science in the Mountain State. The meeting will feature a keynote address from Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D., Dean and Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health at Yale School of Public Health.

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  • Team Science: Facilitating Collaboration and Research

    WVCTSI will host the third installment of the seminar series highlighting team science. During “Team Science: Facilitating Collaboration and Research,” Darshana Shah, Ph.D., professor and associate dean of faculty affairs and professional development at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, will instruct attendees how to conduct more effective collaborative research by examining barriers and challenges to successful collaboration, and ways to overcome them. The first two team science seminars presented by Shah can be viewed anytime on the WVCTSI YouTube channel.

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