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Neuroscientist Spencer Smith building new kind of brain-imaging system
With funds from an international grant, Smith and colleagues are creating an instrument to visualize neuronal activity throughout the entire brain of a moving vertebrate organism.
Located in News / 2016 / April
Infective endocarditis increases more than tenfold in North Carolina
The opioid epidemic is reshaping the epidemiology of heart valve infection, according to a new study led by Asher Shranz, MD, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Located in News / 2018 / December
CAR-T immunotherapy, chemotherapy show promise for fighting relapsed blood cancer
At the 60th Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting in San Diego, UNC Lineberger's Natalie Grover, MD, presented preliminary results from a clinical study of an investigational cellular immunotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma expressing the CD30 protein marker.
Located in News / 2018 / December
UNC researchers find that Malaria parasite evades rapid test detection in children
A study at the University of North Carolina found that gene deletion poses a threat to Malaria eradication efforts.
Located in News / 2016 / November
Research Reveals New Molecular Player in Heart Enlargement Due to Cardiac Disease
UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Jiandong Liu, PhD, found that an RNA-binding protein called Lin28 is crucial for pathological hypertrophy, an enlargement of the heart associated with diverse cardiac diseases.
Located in News / 2019 / January
Researchers publish milestone review on the role of cell signaling proteins in cancer
A review in Trends in Cancer led by UNC Lineberger's Antonio Amelio, PhD, explores the role of a group of cellular signaling integrators called cAMP-regulated transcriptional co-activators, or CRTCs, in cancer.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Jan. 31
How Does Plant DNA Avoid the Ravages of UV Radiation?
The lab of UNC Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, reveals first-ever repair map of an entire multicellular organism to illuminate some interesting inner workings of the plant kingdom’s DNA highly efficient repair system.
Located in News / 2018 / April
Researchers review metastatic melanoma treatment
Researchers led by UNC Lineberger’s David Ollila, MD, FACS, reviewed the results for 80 adult metastatic melanoma patients treated with talimogene laherparepvec, or TVEC.
Located in News / 2019 / February
Researchers find combined therapy for RA may help speed remission
RTI and UNC-Chapel Hill researchers, including Katrina Donahue, MD, MPH, and Beth Jonas, MD, analyzed results from 22 studies to support combination therapy as a way improve outcomes for some rheumatoid arthritis patients.
Located in News / 2019 / August
Researchers awarded grant to study strategy to improve immunotherapy response
With a $1.74 million grant from the NIH, UNC Lineberger researchers led by H. Shelton Earp, MD, will study a potential new strategy for improving immunotherapy drug responses in patients with melanoma.
Located in News / 2017 / February