Whitehurst Awarded Grant to Study Ovarian Cancer Subtypes

CHAPEL HILL, NC - Angelique Whitehurst, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology and a member of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, has received a two-year $100,000 grant from the Mary Kay Foundation to study ovarian cancer. Her research will focus on understanding the similarities and differences among different subtypes of ovarian cancer.

Whitehurst earned her BS in biochemistry and her BA in chemistry at Virginia Tech. She earned her PhD in cell and molecular biology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center where she also completed her postdoctoral fellowship in cell biology before joining the UNC faculty.