The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute recently announced the recipients of several award programs. UNC Lineberger members were among the recipients of the institute’s Translational Research Matched Pilot Grants, the UNC School of Medicine and NC TraCS Translational Team Science Awards.

Of the recipients of the matched pilot grant awards, UNC Lineberger’s Laura Hanson, MD, MPH, received an award with Lisa DiMartino of RTI International for the “Using natural language processing to identify hospitalized cancer patients in need of palliative care services.”

The recipients of the Translational Team Science Awards included:

Antonio Amelio, School of Dentistry
Trevor Hackman, School of Medicine
Project Title: “Molecular Subtyping of Salivary Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma (MEC) for Risk Stratification and Guiding Therapeutic Decisions”

Paul Armistead, School of Medicine
Nilu Goonetilleke, School of Medicine
Project Title: “Targeting HLA-E restricted epitopes for immunotherapy against Cancer”

Yevgeny Brudno, School of Medicine
Gianpietro Dotti, School of Medicine
Natalie Grover, School of Medicine
Project Title: “In Situ Recruitment, Reprogramming and Release of CAR-T Cells”

David Lalush, School of Medicine
Tracy Rose, School of Medicine
William Kim, School of Medicine
Project Title: “Quantitative PET-MRI Imaging Correlated with Transcriptome Analysis for Noninvasive Characterization of Renal Cell Carcinomas”