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

Filling the gap

August 31, 2015

In Malawi’s capital city, one pathologist has played an important role in speeding cancer diagnoses and supporting cancer research.

Partnerships, cancer research in Malawi to expand with new grant

October 24, 2014

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases have received a $3.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study the growing worldwide cancer problem and expand the University’s efforts in Malawi to study and treat HIV-associated cancers.

Indian delegation tours UNC Lineberger

June 18, 2014

A delegation from the Tata Memorial Centre cancer hospital in Mumbai, India visited the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center as part of a U.S. tour visiting comprehensive cancer centers. The visit, sponsored through the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Liaison for International Partnerships, was intended to share knowledge about how American universities and hospitals operate a comprehensive cancer center.

HPV associated with increased risk of HIV infection in men

November 21, 2013

A study of 2,519 Kenyan men conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina revealed that infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) was associated with a higher subsequent risk of infection with HIV, a precursor to AIDS.