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Society for Gynecologic Oncology annual meeting features UNC Lineberger data, honors two researchers

Society for Gynecologic Oncology annual meeting features UNC Lineberger data, honors two researchers

Emma L. Barber, MD, received an award for the “Best Clinical Poster Abstract” presented at the 2016 annual meeting and Leslie Clark, MD, was awarded the Laurel Rice Young Investigator Prize.

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ASPO honors Ribisl with Joseph W. Cullen Memorial Award

ASPO honors Ribisl with Joseph W. Cullen Memorial Award

Kurt Ribisl, PhD, recognized for his research evaluating and improving the reach of population-level efforts to reduce tobacco use with a particular emphasis on policy and information technology.

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'Good' bacteria is possible solution for unchecked inflammation in bowel diseases

'Good' bacteria is possible solution for unchecked inflammation in bowel diseases

In a study published in journal Nature Immunology, researchers led by UNC Lineberger member Jenny P.Y. Ting, PhD, described how inflammation can go unchecked in the absence of a certain inflammation inhibitor called NLRP12. In a harmful feedback loop, this inflammation can upset the balance of bacteria living in the gut. Beneficial bacteria may be the key to reversing inflammation in the absence of this key regulator.

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Earp, Ting recognized for career achievements in cancer research

Earp, Ting recognized for career achievements in cancer research

UNC Lineberger's H. Shelton Earp, MD, director of UNC Cancer Care and the Lineberger Professor of Cancer Research, and Jenny P.Y. Ting, PhD, the William Rand Kenan Professor of Genetics, have been honored with the Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award.

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