Our Cancer Research

A national reputation of excellence

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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Current News

  • How to Effectively Engage in Research in a Community or Practice Based Setting

    WVCTSI’s Clinical and Translational Research Seminar Series will partner with the West Virginia Practice-Based Research Network to present a series of seminar on community engaged research. In the first entry, William Lewis, M.D., family medicine physician and co-director of the WVPBRN, and Stacey Whanger, MPH, WVPBRN network manager, will present, “How to Effectively Engage in Research in a Community or Practice Based Setting.”

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  • Chronic Disease Research Program, WV-INBRE

    Chronic Disease Research Program, WV-INBRE

    WV-INBRE is announcing a Request for Applications for WV-INBRE network investigators to conduct pilot research on projects related to chronic disease (e.g. cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity, addiction, etc.). The CDRP pilot award program targets small, focused research projects related to the multi-disciplinary research theme of WV-INBRE: cellular and molecular biology with an emphasis on chronic disease to generate preliminary data for publications and grant applications. Proposals are strongly encouraged that would identify and/or validate biomarkers that lead to early detection or improved diagnosis of chronic diseases as listed above. The proposed research should not overlap with other funded research projects.

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  • Great Lakes Breast Cancer Research Symposium: Save the Date

    The Great Lakes Breast Cancer Research Symposium (GLBCRS) will highlight ongoing basic, translational, clinical and population studies addressing the biological mechanisms, management and prevention of breast cancer. Researchers from participating institutions will share their exciting work with a goal to develop crossinstitutional collaborations.

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