UNC Lineberger discovery would allow researchers to fine-tune activity of cancer-hunting immune cells

January 30, 2020

A discovery by University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers could allow scientists to fine-tune genetically engineered immune cells to heighten their killing power against tumors or to decrease their activity level in the case of severe side effects. In a study published in Cancer Cell, researchers led by UNC Lineberger’s Gianpietro Dotti, … Continued

UNC Lineberger researchers to share data, expertise at 61st ASH Annual Meeting

December 6, 2019

University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers will be well-represented at the 61st American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, Dec. 7-10. ASH is the world’s largest professional society of hematologists and is dedicated to understanding, diagnosing, treating and preventing blood disorders. The society expects more than 20,000 hematologists and health … Continued

Stand Up To Cancer names UNC Lineberger researchers to ‘Dream Team’

January 30, 2019

The multi-institutional team, which is co-led by UNC Lineberger’s Gianpietro Dotti, MD, and includes six UNC Lineberger researchers, will focus on developing chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapies to recognize and attack T-cell lymphoma, a group of rare cancers of the blood and immune system.