NCI appoints Gopal director of Center for Global Health

February 3, 2020

The National Cancer Institute has named Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, director of the Center for Global Health. He assumes his new role today. Gopal is a physician-scientist who led the cancer program for UNC Project-Malawi, a research and care collaboration between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Malawi Ministry of Health, … Continued

Researchers unveil experimental compound to block therapeutic target in blood cancer

July 22, 2019

Researchers at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered a hyperactive cell signal that contributes to tumor growth in an aggressive blood cancer. They also developed an experimental therapeutic to block the signal and slow tumor growth. In the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers reported they have identified a … Continued

Gopal highlights benefits of global oncology in JAMA

July 1, 2019

UNC Lineberger’s Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, was a co-author of a viewpoint published in the Journal of the American Medical Association that discussed the benefits of global oncology initiatives. The article outlined current initiatives in global oncology, and also highlighted opportunities for this work to drive cancer research forward, including to improve screening, diagnosis and … Continued