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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society awards grant to Savoldo for immunotherapy research
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society grant will help fund clinical research led by UNC Lineberger's Barbara Savoldo, MD, PhD, into an investigational chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia that would include a built-in "safety switch."
Pairing cancer genomics with cognitive computing highlights potential therapeutic options
Study findings suggest that cognitive computing could help physicians to stay abreast of an ever-expanding body of scientific literature as well as highlight potential cancer therapeutic options.
Damania named American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow
UNC Lineberger's Blossom Damania, PhD, was one of three professors from UNC-Chapel Hill, and among 396 new fellows in total, who were recognized by their peers for their distinguished efforts to advance science and its applications.
'Hats for Hope' founder gives back in memory of her daughter
Elizabeth Stewart of Pender County and her supporters delivered more than 3,300 hats, blankets, socks, scarves and other items for cancer patients at the N.C. Cancer Hospital, UNC Lineberger's clinical home, on Nov. 9 as part of Hats for Hope, the Annual Charli’ Ramsey Hat Drive.
Study: E-cigarette online vendors triple, concerns raised about marketing, pricing and delivery
Two studies led by UNC Lineberger's Rebecca Williams, MHS, PhD, reveal trends in the marketing practices, pricing, delivery methods and other features of online e-cigarette vendors.