December 6, 2023
Tag: Immunology Research Program
December 1, 2023
Cancer center researchers to present latest findings at international breast cancer meeting
The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium features presentations outlining basic, translational, clinical and community-based study findings focused on advancing the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.
November 16, 2023
UNC Lineberger faculty named world’s most highly cited researchers
Twelve UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center members were named to Clarivate’s 2023 Highly Cited Researchers™ list, which recognized scientists who published papers that ranked in the top 1% of cited publications in their field between 2012-2022.
October 10, 2023
Treatment-resistant infections, a “slow-moving catastrophe”
David van Duin, MD, PhD, and colleagues at UNC-Chapel Hill are working to understand and mitigate the global rise of untreatable infections.
September 27, 2023
Thomas C. Shea Clinical Cancer Symposium brings together national leaders in blood cancers
The inaugural symposium featured talks on adoptive cellular therapy for lymphoid malignancies and novel approaches for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia, myelodysplastic syndromes and myeloproliferative neoplasms.
September 25, 2023
Rooted: Ilona Jaspers
UNC Lineberger member Ilona Jaspers, MS, PhD, has been contributing to research at Carolina for 26 years.
August 14, 2023
Gut microbiome can increase risk, severity of HIV, EBV disease
UNC researchers report that the gut microbiome has a significant impact on the acquisition of Epstein-Barr virus and human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection and plays a role in the course of disease.
April 10, 2023
American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting to feature UNC Lineberger experts, research
UNC Lineberger faculty and trainees will be presenting their research findings and sharing their insights at education sessions during the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting April 14-19.
March 27, 2023
NCI awards Earp, Pylayeva-Gupta five-year, $2.69 million pancreatic cancer research grant
The NCI has awarded has awarded Shelley Earp, MD, and Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD, a research project grant to investigate approaches to overcome barriers to pancreatic cancer immunotherapies.
December 21, 2022
Why don’t T cells destroy solid tumors during immunotherapy?
Jessica Thaxton, PhD, MsCR, and colleagues found that targeting key proteins that control the T cell response to stress could help researchers develop more potent cancer immunotherapies.