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UNC Lineberger's Dirk Dittmer, PhD, Joel Parker, PhD, and Sara Selitsky, PhD.

October 8, 2018

UNC Lineberger researchers published in mSystems

UNC Lineberger’s Dirk Dittmer, PhD, Joel Parker, PhD, Sara Selitsky, PhD, and colleagues published a new study in the journal mSystems, an open access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. The study used data from The Cancer Genome Atlas project to explore whether Epstein-Barr virus is linked with additional cancer types beyond gastric cancer, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, and certain lymphomas, which have been convincingly linked to infection with the virus.

UNC Lineberger's Lisa Carey, MD, was elected to ASCO board of directors

October 3, 2018

Susan G. Komen awards UNC Lineberger $1.1M for breast cancer research

Included in the new investments by Susan G. Komen was $400,000 for UNC Lineberger’s Lisa Carey, MD, the physician-in-chief of the N.C. Cancer Hospital, Richardson and Marilyn Jacobs Preyer Distinguished Professor in Breast Cancer Research, chief of the UNC School of Medicine Division of Hematology/Oncology, and a member of the Komen Scientific Advisory Board, for a study of HER2-positive breast cancer.