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Molecular delivery truck serves gene therapy cocktail
CHAPEL HILL, NC – In a kind of molecular gymnastics, scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have devised a gene therapy cocktail that has the potential to treat some inherited diseases associated with “misfolded” proteins.
Located in News / 2011 News
Channing Der and Yue Xiong receive 2011 Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award
Chapel Hill - Channing Der, PhD, Kenan Professor of Pharmacology, and Yue Xiong, PhD, Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, have been awarded the fourth annual Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award in recognition of their accomplishments in cancer research. Both are members of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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Combination therapy beneficial for head and neck skin carcinomas, UNC study shows
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Patients who have high-risk non-melanoma skin carcinomas of the head and neck may benefit from concomitant radiotherapy and chemotherapy, according to a UNC-led study. Their study is the first to report on multiple patients with these skin carcinomas treated simultaneously with radio-and chemotherapy.
Located in News / 2011 News
USA Today looks at pancreatic cancer, Goldberg quoted
Richard Goldberg, MD, physician-in-chief of the N.C. Cancer Hospital, is quoted in the Health section of USA Today's website.
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UNC researcher to help lead new esophageal cancer network
Dr. Nicholas Shaheen, professor in the UNC School of Medicine, adjunct professor in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and director of the UNC Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing, will co-direct Barrett’s Esophagus Translational Research Network (BETRNet) projects.
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Study links chemotherapy response to heritable factors
Findings guide future research on chemotherapy resistance
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Working on workplace wellness, Linnan featured in an expert interview
An expert interview with Laura Linnan, ScD, CHES, is featured in News & Views, a publication of the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA).
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Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Still A Hard Fight For African-American Women
Keith Amos, MD, quoted in The Huffington Post
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Obesity epidemic may reduce life expectancy
American life expectancies, which have climbed steadily for almost a century, may drop in years to come as the obesity epidemic progresses.
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Goldstein, McCullough address needed measures to curb tobacco use
Located in News / 2011 News