Ting published in Journal of Biological Chemistry

June 9, 2015

Jenny Ting, PhD, was senior author of a study that found a potential therapeutic strategy for reducing the body’s typically damaging inflammatory response to severe dengue virus infection.

Leading immune system discovery at the molecular level

June 4, 2015

Jenny Ting, PhD, a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and a William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Genetics, has studied genetic and molecular mechanisms behind immune system development for more than three decades at UNC. Now she’s helping to lead two major federal center grants to further vaccine development and boost our understanding of immune responses to viruses.

Clinical Research Forum selects genomic analysis as top 10 research achievement

April 20, 2015

A cancer genomics study led by UNC Lineberger researchers and other scientists involved in The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) project, a National Cancer Institute and National Human Genome Research Institute-backed effort to create a comprehensive atlas of the genetic changes in cancer, was selected as one of the top 10 clinical research achievements of the year. The project characterized molecular changes in 12 different cancers and revealed a new approach to classifying cancers.

UNC Lineberger members to share research, expertise at 2015 AACR meeting

April 12, 2015

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers will share their study findings and expertise at the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting, which is expected to draw thousands to Philadelphia April 18-22 to discuss advances in cancer science.

Kim receives 2014 Bladder Cancer Research Innovation Award

July 8, 2014

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) has awarded William Kim, MD, associate professor of medicine, urology, and genetics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, with the 2014 Bladder Cancer Research Innovation Award to support his project “Immune Characterization of High-Grade Bladder Cancer.”

Studies examine the role of physical force on cells

April 9, 2014

The push and pull of physical force can cause profound changes in the behavior of a cell. Two studies from researchers working at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center reveal how cells respond to mechanical manipulation.