Atsushi Enomoto, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan "The controversial role of cancer-associated fibroblasts in the progression of cancer" AND Takashi Takahashi, MD, PhD, Professor and Director, Division of Molecular Carcinogenesis, Center for Neurological Diseases and Cancer, Nagoya University Graduate Medical School of Medicine "ROR1, target of the TTF-1/NKX2-1 linage-survival oncogene, sustains signaling of multiple receptor tyrosine kinases in lung adenocarcinoma"
100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Titled "Molecularly Targeted Cancer Therapies from Bench to Bedside," the 40th Annual UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Symposium will be held April 11 - 12, 2016 at the Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, NC. Registration for the event is now open.
The Center for Regulatory Research on Tobacco Communication's Seminar Series will present "Are e-cigarettes re-normalizing tobacco in children?" on April 11. This talk will present the results of three experimental studies examining the impact of exposing children to e-cigarette adverts on their perceptions of cigarette smoking including their beliefs about the appeal and harms of cigarette smoking.
Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D., NIAID/NIH
Michael Boyce, PhD, Duke University
Join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Christine Rini, PhD. Participants will learn to assess the different types and sources of social support, identify reasons why getting and giving social support is a complicated activity, and employ strategies for helping to ensure that patients get effective support that provides them with the emotional and practical coping assistance they need.
150 Dubose Home Ln, Chapel Hill, NC
Researchers from the comprehensive cancer centers at UNC, Duke, and Wake Forest will come together for a full-day meeting on physical activity and cancer survivorship. Participants will hear the state of the science, learn about research expertise at each institution, and explore how collaborations could be established for future grant submissions or inter-institutional projects.
This presentation of Cancer Transitions will be conducted in Spanish, and will run from April 14 until May 19. Each weekly session lasts for 2 - 2 1/2 hours and includes information on nutrition, exercise, coping with stress, and medical care, plus delicious healthy snacks. This program is open to cancer patients who have completed treatment and their loved ones.
Join UNC Lineberger for the 2016 AACR reception on Sunday, April 17 from 7-9p.m. at Calcasieu, 930 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans. The event will be hosted by Dr. Norman "Ned" Sharpless, UNC Lineberger Director. Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served. Please RSVP by April 11 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This monthly seminar series provides a forum for Lineberger postdocs to present ongoing research to peers and cancer center members. April's speakers will be Jason Schifano from the Dittmer Lab and Colleen Kellenberger from the Weeks Lab.