Sharpless Featured in Current Issue of endeavors

The article "How Old Are You, Really?" written by Mark Derewicz and published in the Fall 2010 issue of Endeavors magazine features UNC Lineberger member Ned Sharpless, MD. Dr. Sharpless is an associate professor of medicine and genetics and associate director for translational research at UNC Lineberger.

The article discusses Dr. Sharpless' research involving the protein  p16INK4a, a tumor suppressor that builds up in cells as we age.

endeavors magazine is a publication of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development at UNC-Chapel Hill. The magazine focuses on the stories of faculty, staff, and students working in all fields at the university.

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Date: Sept 22, 2010