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Evans quoted in The News & Observer, Scientific American Blog
James P. Evans, MD, PhD, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine, is quoted in recent articles in The News & Observer and the Scientific American blog.
Located in News / 2012 News
UNC’s Neuro-oncology program recognizes Ependymoma Awareness Day on April 19th
UNC Cancer Care’s neuro-oncology program will recognize Ependymoma Awareness Day on April 19th, as part of the program’s overall efforts to increase public awareness of this rare tumor and the need for clinical studies to improve early diagnosis, standardize treatment and improve the health status of those living with this disease.
Located in News / 2012 News
Sharpless, Zanation honored as Health Care Heroes
UNC Lineberger faculty members Ned Sharpless, MD, and Adam Zanation, MD, were honored for their achievements by Triangle Business Journal as 2012 Health Care Heroes.
Located in News / 2012 News
Dr. Nancy DeMore and UNC colleagues present triple-negative breast cancer finding at national meeting
Nancy DeMore, MD, and colleagues presented an abstract at the recent Society of Surgical Oncology 65th annual cancer symposium held in Orlando, Florida in March. Dr. DeMore is an associate professor of surgery and a member of UNC Lineberger.
Located in News / 2012 News
Gene switches do more than flip “on” or “off”
Chapel Hill - Anyone who’s tried a weekend home improvement project knows that to do a job right, you’ve got to have the right tools. For cells, these “tools” are proteins encoded by genes.
Located in News / 2012 News
Ten minutes could save your life: FREE Head & Neck Cancer Screenings
UNC Health Care will offer free screenings during Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, on Wednesday, April 25, from 1 - 4 p.m. in the Ear, Nose, & Throat Clinic on the ground floor of the N.C. Neurosciences Hospital.
Located in News / 2012 News
Kinase test may yield big gains for drug-resistant cancers
Chapel Hill, NC – In a paper published today in the journal Cell, a team from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill unveils the first broad-based test for activation of protein kinases “en masse”, enabling measurement of the mechanism behind drug-resistant cancer and rational prediction of successful combination therapies.
Located in News / 2012 News
UNC scientists describe protein that protects against colon cancer
Chapel Hill - A family of proteins is yielding new information about how it contributes to the development of gastrointestinal disease and cancer. A team of UNC scientists reports that in pre-clinical models, the absence of a protein called NLRP12 significantly increases susceptibility to colitis-associated colon cancer.
Located in News / 2012 News
Study recommends national standards for tobacco use treatment
National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers should lead the way
Located in News / 2012 News
Three-dimensional RNA modeling opens scientific doors
Chapel Hill, NC – In a paper published today in the journal Nature Methods, a team from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill demonstrates a simple, cost-effective technique for three-dimensional RNA structure prediction that will help scientists understand the structures, and ultimately the functions, of the RNA molecules that dictate almost every aspect of human cell behavior. When cell behavior goes wrong, diseases – including cancer and metabolic disorders – can be the result.
Located in News / 2012 News