Research

  • Matt Lipner successfully completes PhD defense

    We are thrilled to congratulate Matthew Lipner of Yeh lab on successfully completing his PhD defense, an achievement that follows years of hard work. A successful PhD defense is one of the landmark achievements of a researcher’s career and is sure to be only the first step in Matt’s journey.

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    Jen Jen Yeh named Smithies Investigator

    The UNC School of Medicine has selected Jen Jen Yeh, MD, professor and vice chair of research for the department of surgery, and joint professor of pharmacology, for one of two annual awards in honor of Oliver Smithies, UNC’s first Nobel Prize winner.

  • Narrowing the gap toward precision medicine for pancreatic cancer

    To improve treatment and our understanding of one of the deadliest cancers in the United States, UNC Lineberger’s Jen Jen Yeh, MD, was involved in two studies that take different approaches to precision medicine for pancreatic cancer.

  • Integrated Genomic Characterization of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

    Richard Moffitt, a post-doctoral fellow in our group and now a tenure-track assistant professor at SUNY Stonybrook, led the mRNA and integrative analysis for the TCGA PAAD (pancreatic cancer) working group. The TCGA PAAD team performed integrated genomic, transcriptomic, and proteomic profiling of 150 pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma specimens, including samples with characteristic low neoplastic cellularity. … Continued