Andrew Olshan, PhD, and colleagues reported in Nature Genetics that immune system-related genetic variation may provide new insight into the mechanisms of protection against human papillomavirus-associated head and neck cancer.
North Carolina Cancer Hospital's Tony Williams Lobby was filled with friends, family and colleagues to celebrate Deborah Ballard, RN, MSN, ANP-C, OCN, Kristi Geib, RN, MSN, CPNP, CPON, Pearl Langhorne, and Jennifer Spring, RD, CSO, LDN, who received 2016 Oncology Excellence Awards.
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.