UNC pulmonology fellow wins grant for lung cancer research

July 7, 2015

Adam Belanger, MD, a second-year pulmonology fellow in pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine at the UNC School of Medicine, was one of four North Carolina researchers to win a research grant from the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina’s Research Fellows Program.

Reeve awarded John Ware and Alvin Tarlov Career Achievement Prize in Patient-Reported Outcomes Measures

June 30, 2015

Bryce Reeve, PhD, a UNC Lineberger member and associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, is the 2015 recipient of the John Ware and Alvin Tarlov Career Achievement Prize, a major international award in Patient-Reported Outcomes Measures. Dr. Reeve was recognized for his “seminal contributions to the field of PROMs” and his “tireless training of the next generation of researchers” in that area of study.

Wood receives NCI/NIH grant to study exercise and cancer survivorship

June 23, 2015

A team of UNC Lineberger researchers, led by principal investigator William Wood, MD, has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study the effect of exercise in cancer survivors before allogeneic stem cell transplantation.

UNC cancer researchers honored with Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Awards

May 26, 2015

Emily Guerard, MD, a fellow in the UNC School of Medicine Division of Hematology/Oncology, and Stephanie Wheeler, PhD, MPH, a UNC Lineberger member and an assistant professor of health policy and management in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, have been honored with 2015 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Awards.

Earp receives honor from UNC-Chapel Hill Alumni Association

May 13, 2015

On Saturday, May 9, the General Alumni Association at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill honored Dr. H. Shelton “Shelley” Earp III, director of UNC Cancer Care and former director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, for his outstanding service to the University and to the association.

Der pulls in two grants for pancreatic cancer research

April 22, 2015

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and the American Association for Cancer Research announced April 16 that UNC Lineberger’s Channing Der, PhD, and two co-principal investigators were chosen to receive a $1 million grant for pancreatic cancer research. Earlier this year, Der was also announced as the recipient of a grant from The Lustgarten Foundation, the nation’s largest private funder of pancreatic cancer research.