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UNC Lineberger members to share research, expertise at 2015 AACR meeting
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers will share their study findings and expertise at the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting, which is expected to draw thousands to Philadelphia April 18-22 to discuss advances in cancer science.
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UNC Lineberger researchers help map the cancer genome, generate key insights
UNC Lineberger researchers led two major projects to mark the finale of The Cancer Genome Atlas project, which was backed by the National Cancer Institute and National Human Genome Research Institute.
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Leading immune system discovery at the molecular level
Jenny Ting, PhD, a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and a William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Genetics, has studied genetic and molecular mechanisms behind immune system development for more than three decades at UNC. Now she’s helping to lead two major federal center grants to further vaccine development and boost our understanding of immune responses to viruses.
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The Mary Kay Foundation awards UNC Lineberger $100,000 cancer research grant
Gianpietro Dotti, MD, will use the $100,000 grant to conduct research into the use of cellular immunotherapy to treat solid tumors such as neuroblastoma, glioblastoma, ovarian cancer, pancreatic cancer and triple negative breast cancer.
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Study shows promise for fighting relapsed blood cancer with CAR-T immunotherapy, chemotherapy
At the 60th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting in San Diego on Monday, UNC Lineberger's Natalie Grover, MD, presented preliminary results from a clinical study of an investigational cellular immunotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma expressing the CD30 protein marker.
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Gianpietro Dotti
Gianpietro Dotti, MD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and Professor for the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at UNC-Chapel Hill.
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Wang and Serody awarded $2M grant to study personalized cancer vaccines
UNC Lineberger’s Andrew Wang, MD, and Jonathan Serody, MD, and colleagues will investigate approaches utilizing nanotechnology to develop cancer vaccines that are personalized and enable the immune system to attack the specific mutations that are driving a person’s cancer.
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Cancer genetics the focus of UNC Lineberger symposium
UNC Lineberger's 39th annual scientific symposium was held April 8-9 at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill.
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New UNC Lineberger faculty recruited to launch T-cell cancer therapy trials
Two new faculty members have joined the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center to help launch groundbreaking immunotherapy clinical trials that will test an experimental treatment in which patients’ own immune cells are genetically engineered to fight their cancer.
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