The advent of new technologies that allow analysis of entire genomes presents many challenges to the researcher. A great deal of information is obtained through genomic sequencing and such information is highly heterogeneous, ranging from frankly uninterpretable to highly informative regarding the risk for future health conditions. Jim Evans, MD, PhD, will discuss some of these challenges and a variety of potential solutions.
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive telehealth lecture with Patricia Cadle, BCC (Oncology Chaplain). Hope is found throughout the cancer experience in a variety of ways. Come and learn how to empower yourself and your loved ones during a cancer journey. Lunch and Learn lectures are geared toward cancer patients, survivors, family, friends, and care givers/supports but anyone interested in learning more about cancer is welcome to join us.
This conference at the Friday Center is free and open to all kidney cancer patients and survivors.
The Bobby F. Garrett Benefit Concert is an inspirational annual event featuring gospel groups from across the Triangle and beyond. The concert is held in loving memory of Bobby Fletcher Garrett, who was an 11-year cancer survivor. Proceeds from the Bobby F. Garrett Cancer Benefit Concert leading-edge head and neck cancer research at UNC Lineberger under the leadership and direction of Dr. Neil Hayes.
The Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery is hosting a talk by David H. Thompson, PhD, Professor – Organic Chemistry at Purdue University. His presentation is entitled “Development of New Tools for Accelerated Protein Structure Determination and Reaction Discovery."
Join us for the UNC-Duke Viral Oncology and AIDS Malignancy Symposium, featuring Frederick Wang, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Sallie Permar, MD, PhD, Duke Global Health Institute, and Corey Casper, MD, MPH, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Geni Eng, MPH, DrPH; Jennifer Schaal, MD; Beth Smith, RN, MSN, NE-BC. RN/Allied Health lectures offer ANCC and ASRT continuing education credits (upon approval) for eligible participants. While we invite anyone interested to view our lectures, participants wishing to obtain credit should be connected to a physical site with a coordinator. Please contact us for more information and to be connected with your site coordinator.
Kelvin Choi, PhD, Investigator and Acting Head of Social and Behavioral Group at the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities, will speak about research aimed at reducing tobacco use disparities, with an emphasis on the marketing of health risk and health promoting behaviors.
Join us on Saturday, Feb. 18, for the invitation-only 30th Annual Lineberger Club Lunch and Basketball Game at The Carolina Inn. Hear one of our patients share their personal cancer journey and learn more about the latest discoveries and breakthroughs at UNC Lineberger from director Ned Sharpless, MD.