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CSSIMMW Announces Milestone Publication of Nation's First Standardized Genomic-Clinical Database, Correlating TCGA Molecular Signatures with Clinical End Points of 11,000 Patients Across 33 Cancer Types

Posted: 4/5/2018

The Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber (CSS Institute), a non-profit biomedical research institute, today announced findings from the first-ever comprehensive effort to systematically process, analyze and evaluate The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) clinical data and provide the clinical significance of molecular markers relative to outcomes and survival of the patients.

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CSSIMMW receives $10,000 from 1st Summit Bank

Posted: 2/9/2017

Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber (CSSIMMW) received two donations totaling $10,000 from 1st Summit Bank for the Education Improvement Tax Credit Program at CSSIMMW. This allows businesses to earn a tax credit while increasing educational opportunities through CSSIMMW for youth in our community.

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Church of the Brethren Home Presents $307 Check to Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center

Posted: 11/16/2016

Church of the Brethren Home (COBH) Ice Cream Parlor Manager Dan Dadura presented a check for $307 to Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center Manager Erin Goins on behalf of the COBH staff. The funds were raised through several activities held during October: Dadura baked sugar cookies with pink icing to sell in the parlor and staff members purchased breast cancer awareness bracelets to wear on specific dress down days to support the cause.

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Precision Fitness Raises $1,503.75 for Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center

Posted: 11/10/2016

Precision Fitness, located in Somerset, donated $1,503.75 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC). To raise the funds, the fitness club held a silent auction, pink ribbon sale, new/used t-shirt sale, and a night of cardio called the Pink-A-Thon. They also collected money from employees who wore jeans to work on Fridays.

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Formal Renaming Ceremony - Full Version

Posted: 9/13/2016

The full version of the Formal Renaming Ceremony today. Thank you to all who celebrated with us in person and via the live feed!

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A brief clip from our Formal Renaming Ceremony today

Posted: 9/8/2016

A brief clip from our Formal Renaming Ceremony today. Thank you to all who celebrated with us in person and via the live feed!

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Windber hospital, institute renamed

Posted: 6/1/2016

New names and logos unveiled this week represent the future of Windber Medical Center and Windber Research Institute, while celebrating the organizations’ heritage, leaders say.

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CSSIMMW/UPJ Partnership Results in Manuscript Publication

Posted: 2/23/2016

Four years ago, a joint venture was initiated between Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber (CSSIMMW) and the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown which has led to the publication of a manuscript in the Journal of Translational Medicine.

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber ready for 'rebirth', new name as part of Chan Soon-Shiong Institute

Posted: 1/6/2016

Randy Griffith of the Tribune-Democrat reports that the soon-to-be-former Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber has officially become a part of Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine.

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber  Oncology  Tom Kurtz  Patrick Soon-Shiong  Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber