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UNC Lineberger graduate students earn prestigious HHMI Gilliam Fellowships

UNC Lineberger graduate students earn prestigious HHMI Gilliam Fellowships

Megan Agajanian, in the lab of Ben Major, PhD, and Juanita Limas, in the lab of Jean Cook, PhD, will receive $50,000 each to support their biomedical research at UNC Lineberger and the UNC School of Medicine.

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Discovery of kidney cancer driver could lead to new treatment strategy

Discovery of kidney cancer driver could lead to new treatment strategy

In a study published in the journal Science, researchers led by UNC Lineberger's Qing Zhang, PhD, suggest that ZHX2 is a potential new therapeutic target for clear cell renal cell carcinoma, which is the most common type of kidney cancer.

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By sending tests in the mail, researchers boost colorectal cancer screening

By sending tests in the mail, researchers boost colorectal cancer screening

Researchers with UNC Lineberger’s Carolina Cancer Screening Initiative, in collaboration with the Mecklenburg County Health Department in Charlotte, examined the impact of targeted outreach to more than 2,100 people insured by Medicaid who were not up-to-date with colorectal cancer screening.

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Hyundai Hope On Wheels grant drives childhood cancer research

Hyundai Hope On Wheels grant drives childhood cancer research

UNC Lineberger will use the $100,000 grant to support pediatric cancer research, including clinical trials, with the goal of developing better treatments and improving survival rates.

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