Rose receives NCI grant

March 27, 2020

UNC Lineberger’s Tracy Rose, MD, MPH, received a National Cancer Institute K08 grant for her study on muscle-invasive urothelial cancer.

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

Ray receives Young Investigator Award to support breast cancer research

January 14, 2020

The Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, in conjunction with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, has presented a Young Investigator Award to UNC Lineberger’s Emily Ray, MD, MPH. Ray, who is an assistant professor of medicine in the division of hematology/oncology at UNC School of Medicine, will use the one year, … Continued

Prostate Cancer Foundation awards grant to Coombs

December 17, 2019

The Prostate Cancer Foundation has awarded $225,000 across three years to UNC Lineberger’s Catherine C. Coombs, MD, to study whether genetic mutations that accumulate in the blood over time are linked to worse outcomes for prostate cancer. Coombs, an assistant professor in the UNC School of Medicine Division of Hematology/Oncology, received the Young Investigator Award … Continued

Lung Cancer Initiative awards research grant to Du to investigate novel treatment

December 16, 2019

The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina (LCI) has awarded The Vicky Amidon Innovation in Lung Cancer Research Award to Hongwei Du, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow at University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The award also was presented to Kenneth Adler, PhD, at the North Carolina State University College … Continued

2019 Oncology Excellence Awards celebrate compassionate nurses and staff

October 8, 2019

Five members of the North Carolina Cancer Hospital team were recognized at the 2019 UNC Oncology Excellence Awards ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 3. The awards honor oncology nurses, allied health professionals, and administrative staff for exceptional care of and devotion to individuals with cancer and their families and to the oncology profession. Celebrated annually since … Continued