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Advancing pancreatic cancer research and care

November 9, 2020

Pancreatic cancer is an extremely challenging cancer to treat and has an increasing incidence in the United States. Fortunately, pancreatic cancer research is being conducted at UNC Lineberger.

Yeh, Lipner lead study in JCI Insight

April 7, 2020

Jen Jen Yeh, MD, and Matthew Lipner reported in the journal JCI Insight they have discovered a potential treatment strategy to reduce resistance to a chemotherapy combination used to treat pancreatic cancer.

Researchers use innovative ideas to help fight pancreatic cancer

March 6, 2020

Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD, and Paul Dayton, PhD, are studying whether they can use tiny, engineered microbubbles and ultrasound imaging to improve the activation of the immune system against pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest cancers.

Der named AAAS Fellow

November 26, 2019

The honor recognizes Der’s contributions to cancer research. His lab’s recent findings on pancreatic cancer have led to clinical studies of a new treatment.