2018 WVCTSI Annual Meeting

When: May 16-17, 2018 


Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place

Morgantown, West Virginia


Oral Presentation Winner

Osama Elzamzamy, MD: "High Throughput Screen Identifies GSK-3 Inhibition Enhances MTI-101 Induced Necrosis in Multiple Myeloma"

Poster Session Winners

Student/Resident/Fellow Category

Ashley Russell: "Stroke-induced cytokine upregulation influences exosomal microRNA profiles and exosome production in a neuronal cell line"

Jonathan Stoltman: "Sexual Health Awareness and Contraceptive Practices in Men and Women Receiving Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in a Rural, Outpatient Treatment Clinic"

Faculty Category:

Nicholas Turiano, PhD : "Childhood Adversity Predicts Mental Health and Tobacco Use Behaviors in Emerging Adulthood"

People's Choice:

Lisa Calderwood: "Breastfeeding Initiation and Continuation Practices in Southern West Virginia: A Questionnaire Based Study"

Shark Tank Winners

1st Place- Samantha Farley and Kristin Hanlan

2nd Place- Pavithra Ranganathan, MD



Join fellow West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute leadership and members from across the state to discuss exciting new efforts and initiatives in clinical and translational science in the Mountain State. This day-and-a-half event will feature:

  • WVCTSI progress and highlights
  • Research roundtable discussions
  • Presentations from team science headliners
  • Innovation and commercialization pitches in the WVCTSI Shark Tank
  • Poster presentations from exciting work across the CTS spectrum
  • Updates on available resources and services for members
  • Breakout sessions on key topics and trends

Keynote Speaker: 

Sten Vermund, MD, PhD

Dean and Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health at Yale School of Public Health; Professor of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine

Registration is now closed

Travel Expense Guidelines

Questions should be directed to imoore3@hsc.wvu.edu


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