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Sullivan Receives Ming Tsuang Lifetime Achievement Award
Patrick Sullivan, MD, Yeargan Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Genetics and Director of the Center for Psychiatric Genomics, received the award Oct. 29.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / November 14
November 14 is Genetic Counselor Awareness Day
Join UNC's 20 genetic counselors in celebrating the third annual Genetic Counselor Awareness Day.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / November 14
Wesley Legant, Hyejung Won Earn NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards
The National Institutes of Health announced 93 awards to fund highly innovative, high-impact biomedical research as part of its High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program.
Located in News / 2019 / October
Susan G. Komen Announces $26-million Investment in Research Focused on Metastatic Breast Cancer, New Treatments
UNC Lineberger and UNC School of Medicine researchers Lisa Carey, MD, Charles Perou, PhD, and Hector Franco, PhD, received $1,450,000 in research funding. They were the only North Carolina-based researchers awarded Komen grants.
Located in News / 2019 / September
Researchers Pinpoint Animal Model Proteins Important in Study of Human Disease
Frank Conlon, PhD, co-led a study showing which proteins and pathways are conserved in four major animal models and humans, providing insights into which models are best for specific research of human disease.
Located in News / 2019 / September
Four pairs of UNC biomedical graduate students, mentors earn HHMI Gilliam Fellowships
This prestigious honor from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute supports exceptional graduate students committed to increasing diversity among scientific leaders across the country. Read about their past experiences and research in their own words.
Located in News / 2019 / August
If You Could Learn Every Disease Your Child Could Possibly Develop in Life, Would You?
Adding genomic sequencing results to traditional newborn screening means a baby could potentially test positive for numerous conditions that might not develop within their lifetime. A UNC School of Medicine study proposed a method for how to responsibly determine which types of conditions to include in testing and potentially return to parents.
Located in News / 2019 / May
Researchers study strategies for using nanotechnology to boost cancer therapeutics
Four UNC Lineberger researchers – Leaf Huang, Alexander Kabanov, Andrew Wang, and Jenny Ting – presented strategies for using tiny particles to boost cancer treatment as part of a National Cancer Institute site visit.
Located in News / 2019 / April
NCI awards $2.2M to Pylayeva-Gupta to investigate immune responses in pancreatic cancer
The National Cancer Institute has awarded a five-year grant of more than $2.2 million to UNC Lineberger’s Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD, to support her research into the immune response in pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest cancers.
Located in News / 2019 / April
Bryson Center for Judicial Science Education established
The UNC Department of Genetics and the National Courts and Sciences Institute (NCSI) have collaborated to establish the Bryson Center for Judicial Science Education as a reliable scientific source to provide valid translational education and research for American trial courts and appellate jurisdictions as they grapple with complex criminal and civil cases involving new scientific evidence.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / April 11