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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.
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Genetic Marker in the Vitamin D Receptor Gene Associated With Increased Overall Survival for Pancreatic Cancer Patients
By Jeremy Moore
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Genetic pattern predicts response, metastasis in melanoma
A gene known to be mutated in many different cancers, but thought to be relatively unimportant in melanoma, may be a key indicator of how the disease will respond to radiation therapy and whether it will spread.
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Genetically-engineered preclinical models predict pharmacodynamic response
Preclinical testing a necessary step in drug development
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Gershon receives grant to study brain tumor, develop novel therapy
Timothy Gershon, MD, PhD, assistant professor of neurology, has received a four-year National Institutes of Health Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award grant from the National Institute of Neurologic Disease and Stroke.
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Gonzalez-Crespo talks about his work as a Spanish interpreter and what it means to him
Ruben Gonzalez-Crespo, a Spanish interpreter at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, was highlighted in the November 2011 issue of the University Gazette in an article titled "Former singer finds new voice helping others battle cancer."
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Gopal receives Fogarty International Center Award from NIH
Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the division of hematology/oncology and infectious diseases at the UNC School of Medicine, has received a five-year International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health.
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Grant to fund use of kinase test in HER2-positive breast cancer
Chapel Hill, NC – Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has awarded a grant of almost $900,000 to Lisa A. Carey, MD, and Gary Johnson, PhD, to research clinical applications for the first broad-based test for protein kinase activation and response to inhibitory drugs in HER2-positive breast cancer.
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Green joins UNC Lineberger External Affairs
Elizabeth D. Green has joined UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Office of External Affairs in the role of major gifts officer. She will work with UNC Lineberger supporters, faculty and staff to enhance awareness of and private support for cancer prevention, research and treatment programs at UNC Lineberger and the N.C. Cancer Hospital.
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Haithcock talks about esophageal cancer in recent interview
Benjamin E. Haithcock, MD, an assistant professor in UNC's Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and a member of UNC Lineberger, discussed esophageal cancer in an interview that was aired on the January 5, 2012 segment of the radio show "Make it Happen."
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