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Two UNC Lineberger Physician-Scientists Selected ELAM Fellows

Two UNC Lineberger Physician-Scientists Selected ELAM Fellows

by Mary Ruth last modified May 09, 2011 01:10 PM

Prestigious Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program builds pipeline of women leaders

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Million Dollar Evening Had by All

by Mary Ruth last modified May 05, 2011 12:08 PM

UNC Lineberger’s Beach Ball hit the million dollar mark this year! This annual event provides support for cancer treatment, prevention and research in the community.

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Normal stem cells made to look and act like cancer stem cells

Normal stem cells made to look and act like cancer stem cells

by Mary Ruth last modified May 09, 2011 09:14 AM

CHAPEL HILL – Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, after isolating normal stem cells that form the developing placenta, have given them the same properties of stem cells associated with an aggressive type of breast cancer.

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UNC Scientist Receives Grant to Address Lung Cancer Disparities

UNC Scientist Receives Grant to Address Lung Cancer Disparities

by Mary Ruth last modified May 09, 2011 09:13 AM

Chapel Hill, NC - Samuel Cykert, MD, has received a $1.8 million five-year grant from the American Cancer Society (ACS) to study “Lung Cancer Surgery: Decisions Against Life Saving Care.”

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UNC-Mission Cancer Partnership Welcomes New Personnel

UNC-Mission Cancer Partnership Welcomes New Personnel

by Mary Ruth last modified May 09, 2011 09:30 AM

The UNC-Mission Hospital Cancer Partnership, part of the UNC Cancer Network, welcomes Candace Cox, RN, OCN, to the program staff.

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Study in roundworm chromosomes may offer new clues to tumor genome development

Study in roundworm chromosomes may offer new clues to tumor genome development

by Mary Ruth last modified Apr 12, 2013 04:14 PM

A study of DNA rearrangements in roundworm chromosomes may offer new insight into large-scale genome duplications that occur in developing tumors.

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$1000 per mile boosts cancer research and treatment

by Mary Ruth last modified Apr 21, 2011 11:36 AM

Race raises more than $10,500 for UNC Lineberger

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UNC study helps clarify link between high-fat diet and type 2 diabetes

UNC study helps clarify link between high-fat diet and type 2 diabetes

by Mary Ruth last modified Apr 14, 2011 10:50 AM

New research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine adds clarity to the connection. The study published on-line April 10th in the journal Nature Immunology finds that saturated fatty acids but not the unsaturated type can activate immune cells to produce an inflammatory protein, called interleukin-1beta.

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Tet Further Revealed! Studies Track Protein Relevant to Stem Cells, Cancer

Tet Further Revealed! Studies Track Protein Relevant to Stem Cells, Cancer

by Susan Lucas last modified Apr 08, 2011 02:15 PM

"Tet is likely to be one of the important players for stem cell reprogramming."

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UNC Physician-Scientist Receives Grant to Study Breast Cancer Brain Metastases

UNC Physician-Scientist Receives Grant to Study Breast Cancer Brain Metastases

by Mary Ruth last modified Mar 28, 2011 01:29 PM

Prestigious Breast Cancer Research Foundation-AACR Grant funds preclinical studies

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