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Jon Serody, MD, Featured in Latest Issue of endeavors

February 1, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Jon Serody, MD, Elizabeth Thomas Professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology and UNC Lineberger member, is featured in the article “T-cell Mutiny” published in the Winter 2010 issue of endeavors magazine. The article was written by Meagen Voss, a doctoral student in neuroscience in the School of Medicine. endeavors … Read more

UNC Women’s Gymnastics Shares the Love with Get REAL & HEEL on Valentines Day

January 25, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The University of North Carolina women’s gymnastics team will hold its annual Blue & Pink meet on February 14 at newly-renovated Carmichael Auditorium. The Tar Heels will take on the University of Maryland in a special meet that includes a cancer awareness health fair, benefiting the Get REAL & HEEL program. … Read more

Lineberger Club Event Honors Loyal Supporters

January 19, 2010

More than 300 people attended the 2010 Lineberger Club event on Saturday, January 16. The event recognizes Lineberger supporters who contribute $1000 or more annually to UNC Lineberger’s cancer treatment, research and prevention programs. The highlight of the event was remarks by patient Dayton Cole, from Boone, NC. Dayton shared the story of his treatment … Read more

General Alumni Association Honors Cancer Center Director for Service

January 11, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center has been honored with the General Alumni Association’s (GAA) Faculty Service Award. Dr. H. Shelton “Shelley” Earp III ’70 (MD) also is a professor of pharmacology and medicine and Lineberger Professor of Cancer Research. He also earned a master’s degree in biochemistry … Read more

UNC Physicians Receive Grant to Train Specialists in Geriatric Care

January 4, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The UNC Center for Aging and Health/Division of Geriatric Medicine has received a second four-year $1.5 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation to develop a program entitled “Next Steps in Physicians’ Training in Geriatrics.” This grant will expand geriatrics training to five medical specialties and subspecialties training faculty, residents … Read more

A Single Atom Controls Motility Required for Bacterial Infection

January 4, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Bacteria can swim, propelling themselves through fluids using a whip-like extension called a flaggella. They can also walk, strolling along solid surfaces using little fibrous legs called pili. It is this motility that enable some pathogenic bacteria to establish the infections – such as meningitis – that cause their human hosts … Read more