Research

  • AACR honors The Cancer Genome Atlas researchers with 2020 Team Science Awards

    The American Association for Cancer Research presented the founding members and the current project team associated with The Cancer Genome Atlas with the 2020 AACR Team Science Awards during the AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II on June 24.

  • Yeh, Lipner lead study in JCI Insight

    University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers reported the discovery of a potential treatment strategy to reduce resistance to a chemotherapy combination used to treat pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest cancer types.

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    Pancreatic cancer tumor classification could optimize treatment choices

    A study from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center could help predict resistance to treatments for pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest cancer types. In the journal Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, researchers led by UNC Lineberger’s Jen Jen Yeh, MD, and Naim Rashid, PhD, reported … Continued

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    Researchers develop method for separating tissue types in tumor samples

    In the journal Nature Communications, researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center reported they have designed a computational method for separating the different tissues in a particular sample – whether that is stroma in the case of pancreatic cancer, immune cells or cancer cells.

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    Jen Jen Yeh, MD, Receives a Multi-PI NIH T32 Award

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Integrated Translational Oncology Program (UNC-iTOP) is a T32 training program focused on training clinicians (MDs), basic scientists (PhDs), and PhD, MD and MD-PhD candidates in clinical/translational disease-based research at the interface of clinical oncology and cancer biology using patient samples.