Ogilvie receives Michael S. O’Malley Alumni Award for Publication Excellence in Cancer Population Sciences

July 19, 2019

University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center has recognized Gina Ogilvie, MD, MSc, FCFP, DrPH, with the Michael S. O’Malley Alumni Award for Publication Excellence in Cancer Population Sciences. The award, which comes with a $3,000 prize, recognizes an outstanding publication by a graduate of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health that … Continued

Islam receives 2019 Marci K. Campbell Dissertation Award

July 15, 2019

University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center has awarded Jessica Islam, MPH, with the 2019 Marci K. Campbell Dissertation Award, which is a competitive award given to recognize excellence in dissertation research focused on cancer and the population sciences. Islam, a doctoral candidate in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, was honored … Continued

Amelio published in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology

July 12, 2019

A new study led by UNC Lineberger’s Antonio “Tony” Amelio, PhD, and colleagues was published in the journal Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, and featured on the cover of the July issue. Amelio is an assistant professor in the UNC Adams School of Dentistry Division of Oral and Craniofacial Health Sciences. … Continued

Scientists publish overview of the latest in cancer vaccine target research

July 12, 2019

University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have published a review of experimental cancer vaccines that identified areas of promise and challenges for the field. In the Nature Reviews Cancer, researchers outlined current research into targets for therapeutic cancer vaccines, an area of active investigation focused on boosting immune responses to cancer. “Generally, … Continued

Basch co-authors Friends of Cancer Research white paper

December 4, 2018

UNC Lineberger’s Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, professor in the UNC School of Medicine Division of Hematology/Oncology and director of the UNC Lineberger’s Cancer Outcomes Research Program, was a contributor to a white paper for the Friends of Cancer Research. Basch and the working group behind the paper developed a working definition of “tolerability” to better capture the patient experience.

Scientists train a computer to classify breast cancer tumors

November 19, 2018

Using technology similar to the type that powers facial recognition on a smartphone, Charles M. Perou, PhD, Melissa Troester, PhD, and Heather D. Couture have trained a computer to analyze breast cancer images and then classify the tumors with high accuracy.