UNC Lineberger speed-date leverages academic, clinical excellence from two campuses

December 4, 2015

UNC Lineberger hosted its second speed-date at the Pagano Conference Room to match biomedical engineers from the UNC & NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering with surgeons from the UNC School of Medicine Department of Surgery. Competitors formed teams to pitch research ideas, with the top three teams winning grant awards.

Dr. Ron Chen — An agent for change

December 3, 2015

Ron Chen, MD, MPH, a physician-researcher at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and an associate professor in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology, made a decision as a college student that ultimately led him to his calling as a cancer physician and researcher.

Liquid Metal ‘Nano-Terminators’ Target Cancer Cells

December 3, 2015

The new cancer drug delivery system developed by the UNC School of Medicine and North Carolina State University improves efficacy of standard chemotherapy for ovarian cancer in mice with limited toxicity.