Jen Yeh, MD, has been appointed to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s scientific and medical advisory board, which is comprised of leading scientists, clinicians and healthcare professionals across the United States.
The National Cancer Institute has awarded the UNC Lineberger Pancreatic Cancer Center of Excellence a five-year, $10.9 million Pancreatic Cancer Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant.
The Lustgarten Foundation has awarded its inaugural Lustgarten Equity, Accessibility, and Diversity (LEAD) Project grant to Jen Jen Yeh, MD, in support of her PROmoting CLinicAl TrIal EngageMent for Pancreatic Cancer App Study (PROCLAIM Study).
UNC Lineberger’s Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD, was the corresponding author of a paper published in Cell Reports Medicine that examined how B cells might be reprogrammed to improve anti-tumor immune response in pancreatic cancer. The study was led by a former research associate, Rahul Mirlekar.
UNC Lineberger’s Channing Der, PhD, and Kirsten Bryant, PhD, are among seven recipients of the inaugural Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) Therapeutic Accelerator Collaborative Award, which provides a total of $340,000 in grant support over two years.