Susan G. Komen has announced more than $2.5 million in grants for UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers. The organization, which funded eight grants for nearly $2.97 million to researchers in North Carolina, has a goal of reducing breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50 percent across the next decade.
Andrew Z. Wang, MD, a UNC Lineberger member and associate professor in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology, received an award from the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity to study a potential mechanism for improving immunotherapy for metastatic melanoma in the lungs.
UNC Lineberger's 2016 Annual Scientific Retreat included a juried poster presentation with work presented by postdoctoral researchers, trainees and students.
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.