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Cell death mystery yields new suspect for cancer drug development
Chapel Hill, NC – A mysterious form of cell death, coded in proteins and enzymes, led to a discovery by UNC researchers uncovering a prime suspect for new cancer drug development.
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NPR series focuses on gene sequencing, Evans comments
James P. Evans, MD, PhD, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine, is quoted in NPR's second story in its "$1,000 Genome" series, which aired today.
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UNC Lineberger faculty co-author review article on adjuvant chemotherapy in women 70 years of age and older
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Genetically-engineered preclinical models predict pharmacodynamic response
Preclinical testing a necessary step in drug development
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Informatics approach helps doctors, patients make sense of genome data
Chapel Hill, NC – The cost of sequencing the entire human genome, or exome – the regions of the genome that are translated into proteins that affect cell behavior – has decreased significantly, to the point where the cost of looking at the majority of a patient’s genomic data may be less expensive than undertaking one or two targeted genetic tests.
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Diseases of aging map to a few ‘hotspots’ on the human genome
Chapel Hill, NC –Researchers have long known that individual diseases are associated with genes in specific locations of the genome.
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Carey named Division Chief of Hematology-Oncology and Physician-in-Chief of the N.C. Cancer Hospital
Chapel Hill - Lisa A. Carey, MD, has been appointed Chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief of the N.C. Cancer Hospital.
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Evans talks about DNA analysis on HuffPost Live
James P. Evans, MD, PhD, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine, provided his perspective on a HuffPost Live broadcast that aired on September 24, 2012.
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UNC Lineberger scientists lead cancer genome analysis of breast cancer
Team identifies genetic causes and similarity to ovarian cancer
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Damania, Dittmer talk about new global oncology program
Blossom Damania, PhD, and Dirk Dittmer, PhD, both have lived all over the world, where they saw firsthand the global burden of cancer. Both are professors of microbiology and immunology in the UNC school of Medicine and members of UNC Lineberger.
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