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UNC Lineberger associate director chairs national bone marrow group advisory committee
Chapel Hill - Thomas Shea, MD, will serve a two-year term as chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR). He was previously elected as chair-elect. The Advisory Committee establishes policy for, and provides scientific direction to the CIBMTR.
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The Cancer Genome Atlas completes detailed ovarian cancer analysis
UNC completes miRNA and array analysis
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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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Welcome to this year’s hematology/oncology fellows
Six new fellows have joined the Division of Hematology/Oncology.
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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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New Fellowship Program in Psychosomatic Medicine Opens at UNC School of Medicine
Chapel Hill - A new fellowship training program in psychosomatic medicine is beginning at UNC, a partnership of the UNC School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program, part of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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UNC radiation therapy faculty and student win national writing award
Chapel Hill, NC - Robert Adams, EdD, RT, CMD; Bahjat Qaqish, MD, PhD; and Jessica A. Church, BS, RT, all from UNC, and Kimberly L. MetCalf, EdD, RT, MR, from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions are the winners of the 2010-2011 Jean I. Widger Distinguished Author Award from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.
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UNC study looks at dose levels of the breast cancer drug, tamoxifen
Using a patient’s genetic information can be successfully used to manage the drug concentrations of tamoxifen, a drug used to treat and prevent breast cancer.
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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.
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UNC researchers identify seventh and eighth bases of DNA
CHAPEL HILL – For decades, scientists have known that DNA consists of four basic units – adenine, guanine, thymine and cytosine. Those four bases have been taught in science textbooks and have formed the basis of the growing knowledge regarding how genes code for life. Yet in recent history, scientists have expanded that list from four to six.
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