Mirlekar named recipient of Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer’s 2019 Young Investigator Award

November 18, 2019

The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer honored Rahul Mirlekar, PhD, a postdoctoral research associate at UNC Lineberger, as a recipient of its 2019 Young Investigator Award. The society honored Mirlekar at its 34th Annual Meeting, held Nov. 6-10 in National Harbor, Maryland. The meeting was expected to attract more than 4,000 researchers, clinicians, pharmacists and … Continued

Cancer Control Education Program 2020-21 postdoctoral fellowship positions are available

November 15, 2019

The UNC Lineberger Cancer Control Education Program (CCEP) is accepting applications for its postdoctoral fellowship program for 2020-21. CCEP prepares interested fellows for careers in cancer prevention and control research. Under the guidance of faculty preceptors, fellows will become competent in: research methods; understanding the fundamental issues of cancer prevention and control; developing expertise by … Continued

NCI awards Noar $1.4M to measure impact of tobacco prevention advertisements

October 2, 2019

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a three-year, $1.4 million grant to University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher Seth M. Noar, PhD, to conduct studies that will help improve the effectiveness of tobacco prevention advertisements for adolescents. Specifically, Noar and his collaborators will develop new metrics to gauge the effectiveness of tobacco … Continued

UNC Lineberger’s Bryant, Haley develop oncology nursing leaders in Malawi

August 27, 2019

UNC Lineberger’s Ashley Leak Bryant, PhD, RN-BC, OCN, and clinical oncology nurse Jen Haley, MSN, RN, CNL, have a passion for developing future leaders of oncology nursing, not just in North Carolina, but globally. Bryant and Haley have been part of an effort to build the oncology nursing workforce in Malawi, a country in sub-Saharan … Continued