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Scientists digitally mimic evolution to create novel proteins

Scientists digitally mimic evolution to create novel proteins

Published in the journal Science, a study by UNC School of Medicine researchers offers a new route to design the 'cellular machines' needed to understand and battle diseases.

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Saluting our oncology nurses

Saluting our oncology nurses

The week of May 6-12 is National Nurses Week. At the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the N.C. Cancer Hospital, we've got some of the best. Read this Q&A with Ashley Farmer, BSN, RN, OCN, patient services manager in the Adult Oncology Infusion Center at UNC Hospitals.

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Targeting melanoma, lymphoma: Study finds investigational compound active against cancer driven by genetic mutation

Targeting melanoma, lymphoma: Study finds investigational compound active against cancer driven by genetic mutation

Norman Sharpless, MD, and colleagues reported in Nature Medicine findings from a preclinical study that demonstrated that a potential new drug effectively targeted a genetic mutation linked to melanoma and the most common form of lymphoma.

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Zeidner raises awareness for bone marrow donor needs with Superior Court Judge Fox

Zeidner raises awareness for bone marrow donor needs with Superior Court Judge Fox

Superior Court Judge Carl Fox hosted a “UNC Heroes” fundraising event for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on Sunday, April 24 in Carrboro, NC. Judge Fox was appointed as the first black District Attorney in North Carolina in 1984 and became Senior Superior Court Judge in 2005. He was diagnosed in 2015 with a type of blood cancer called myelodysplastic syndrome.

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