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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
University Cancer Research Fund panel sets priorities, adds national experts
CHAPEL HILL – The governance committee of the University Cancer Research Fund has established first-year spending priorities for the state’s initial $25 million investment at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Located in News / 2011 News
University Cancer Research Fund creates winning research partnership
Chapel Hill, NC - A disagreement between Nancy Allbritton, MD, PhD and David Lawrence, PhD over which cancer - breast or prostate - should be the higher priority in their partnership resulted in two successful NIH grant proposals. Lawrence is taking the lead on a prostate cancer grant while Allbritton leads a breast cancer grant – totaling almost $5 million over the next five years.
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University Cancer Research Fund Grant Teams Lineberger Faculty with Renaissance Computing Institute to Battle Skin Cancer
CHAPEL HILL, NC - A new collaboration between melanoma researchers in the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), and researchers from the departments of computer science, epidemiology, biostatistics, and statistics and operations research at UNC Chapel Hill aims to use image analysis techniques to aid doctors in the fight against melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer.
Located in News / 2011 News
University of North Carolina and SAS fight cancer together
UNC Lineberger and SAS developing technology that tracks patient characteristics, treatment and outcomes
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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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V Foundation blog features UNC researchers
Drs. Davis, Lieb and Rathmell, all members of UNC Lineberger, are featured in an article on V's Voice, the blog for The V Foundation for Cancer Research.
Located in News / 2012 News
V Foundation grant supports local cancer research
A grant from The V Foundation for Cancer Research is helping to fund skin cancer research at UNC Lineberger.
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Valdar receives $1.4 million grant to leverage collaborative cross
William Valdar, PhD, assistant professor of genetics, has received a 5-year, $1.4 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (part of the National Institutes of Health), to develop statistical methods and software to support the design and analysis of experiments that use the Collaborative Cross, a “library” of genetic diversity that scientists believe can help fast-track important discoveries about genetics and disease into new discoveries, tests, and treatments that impact human health.
Located in News / 2012 News
Viruses and cancer focus of Damania’s talk at National Academy of Sciences annual science symposium
Blossom Damania, PhD, was a speaker at the Twenty-third Annual Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, held November 17-19, 2011 in Irvine, California. The symposium is hosted by the National Academy of Sciences.
Located in News / 2011 News