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UNC and Olympus Partner to Open Advanced Imaging Center for Life Science Research

June 3, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill today opened the doors of a new facility designed to be one of the world’s most sophisticated research centers devoted to life science imaging. The new UNC-Olympus Research Imaging Center provides researchers with advanced microscopes and camera equipment, software, consultation and expertise, … Read more

UNC-Olympus Research Imaging Center, Open House and Grand Opening

June 3, 2010

Over 100 people attended the Open House and Grand Opening for the UNC-Olympus Research Imaging Center on June 3. Faculty, fellows, students and staff from the labs of the 11 principal investigators came to see the new microscopes in the facility. Participants then heard two keynote talks delivered by Klaus Hahn, PhD, and Nancy Allbritton, … Read more

A Healing Environment: Art at the N.C. Cancer Hospital

June 1, 2010

One of the goals of the team that designed the N.C. Cancer Hospital was to create a healing environment — and a major aspect of that goal is the art that was purchased and commissioned to complement the open, airy architecture of the new facility. Scientific studies provide evidence that viewing art in a healthcare … Read more

Advocacy, Coaching, Science: It’s about the team

May 20, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Bob Millikan likes to point out, “There is no ‘i’ in the word ‘team’.” The epidemiologist and crew coach lives by that idea whether the team contains breast cancer advocates, crew members, or fellow scientists. His own scientific career got off to an early start, he was extracting DNA from Mongolian … Read more

Muss Co-Authors Case Study Published in the New England Journal of Medicine

May 20, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Hy Muss, MD, professor of medicine in the division of hematology and oncology, director of the UNC Lineberger Geriatric Oncology Program, and UNC Lineberger member, is co-author of the case study “Case 15-2010 — An 85-Year-Old Woman with Mammographically Detected Early Breast Cancer” published today in the New England Journal of … Read more

Baric Elected to American Academy for Microbiology

May 13, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Ralph Baric, PhD, professor of epidemiology at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and a member of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been elected to the American Academy for Microbiology. He will be recognized at the Academy Fellows luncheon in San Diego on May 26, 2010. Dr. Baric and … Read more