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Sharpless outlines achievements, new initiatives in 2016 State of the Cancer Center address

Sharpless outlines achievements, new initiatives in 2016 State of the Cancer Center address

UNC Lineberger Director Norman Sharpless, MD, delivered the address as part of UNC Lineberger’s 2016 Annual Scientific Retreat, held Sept. 9 at the Carolina Club.

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UNC Lineberger spring developmental grants awarded, fall applications due Sept. 15

UNC Lineberger spring developmental grants awarded, fall applications due Sept. 15

Thirteen research teams will receive grants through the spring 2016 cycle of the UNC Lineberger Developmental Grants program. The deadline for applying for the next round of funding is 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15.

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NIH Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Research Program appoints Chung to Institutional Review Board

NIH Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Research Program appoints Chung to Institutional Review Board

UNC Lineberger's Arlene Chung, MD, MHA, MMCi, will serve as an inaugural member of the NIH Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program Institutional Review Board.

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Blood cancer treatment may age immune cells as much as 30 years

Blood cancer treatment may age immune cells as much as 30 years

Researchers led by UNC Lineberger Director Norman Sharpless, MD, and William Wood, MD, uncovered clues that suggest that stem cell transplant is linked to a marked increase in the “molecular age” of these immune cells in a group of patients with blood cancer.

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