More than 120 doctoral students, postdoctoral researchers and faculty members came together Oct. 18 to learn about research advances made by UNC Lineberger’s postdocs at the annual UNC Lineberger Postdoc Faculty Research Day. The day-long event included a poster competition for doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows, and an oral presentation competition.
The V Foundation for Cancer Research and Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina, as well as the Lung Cancer Research Foundation, awarded grants to support UNC Lineberger member Chad Pecot's lung cancer research.
In a recent study, UNC Lineberger researchers evaluated the feasibility and efficacy of two six-month, self-regulation interventions that focused on daily self-weighing, objective monitoring and tailored feedback in an effort to prevent weight gain among African-American breast cancer survivors.
For more than three decades, playwriting has been a hobby for UNC Lineberger researcher Keith Burridge, PhD. Burridge's play “The First Woman President” will be performed at a theater festival in New York City. The play will premiere Nov. 5 at the Midtown International Theatre Festival.