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UNC Lineberger patient Morgan Throckmorton talks with WRAL about her diagnosis, clinical trials
UNC Lineberger patient Morgan Throckmorton was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2009 when she was 24 years old. She is now part of a UNC-led trial to test a new drug, Regorafinib.
Located in News / 2011 News
UNC Scientists Create "Excellent" Probe to Study Gene-Controlling Proteins
Collaboration between University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Canadian scientists has resulted in a molecular probe capable of specifically targeting two proteins that affect a wide range of biological functions in humans by controlling the expression of certain genes.
Located in News / 2011 News
Scarring a necessary evil to prevent further damage after heart attack
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – After a heart attack, the portions of the heart damaged by a lack of oxygen become scar tissue. Researchers have long sought ways to avoid this scarring, which can harden the walls of the heart, lessen its ability to pump blood throughout the body and eventually lead to heart failure. But new research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine shows that interrupting this process can weaken heart function even further.
Located in News / 2011 News
Editorial urges rapid clinical trials for targeted breast cancer therapies
Chapel Hill, NC – In an editorial published today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, UNC associate professor E. Claire Dees, MD, reviews current evidence on the safety and efficacy of combination therapies currently used for metastatic breast cancer and urges clinical researchers to move forward with new studies that leverage advances in the identification of tumor biomarkers.
Located in News / 2011 News
Spotlight on Terry Magnuson - his work featured on UNC's website
Terry Magnuson, PhD, Sarah Graham Kenan Professor, Chair of the Department of Genetics, and Vice Dean for Research at the School of Medicine, is featured in a spotlight story on UNC-Chapel Hill's website.
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Gary Rosson Honored by 2011 Susan G. Komen for the Cure with Co-Survivor Award
Gary Rosson was honored by the NC Triangle Komen Race for the Cure as the 2011 winner of the Co-Survivor Award. Rosson is a research associate in the lab of UNC Lineberger faculty member Scott Bultman.
Located in News / 2011 News
UNC-Duke ties lead to collaborative finding about cell division & metabolism
Discovery may have implications for many diseases
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Sing a song of hope - local caroling tradition brings cheer each year
One neighborhood in Cary has become the centerpiece of a holiday tradition that benefits UNC Lineberger.
Located in News / 2011 News
Lisa Carey, MD, appointed Preyer Distinguished Professor in Breast Cancer Research
Chapel Hill, NC – Lisa A. Carey, MD, Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of the UNC Breast Center and Associate Director for Clinical Research at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center has been appointed The Richardson and Marilyn Jacobs Preyer Distinguished Professor in Breast Cancer Research.
Located in News / 2011 News
Acute Hepatitis A evades immune system more effectively than chronic cousin
Finding points new direction for study of chronic Hepatitis C
Located in News / 2011 News