December 15, 2019 On Sunday, the Der lab prepared a taco bar for the guests at the Family House. Together, they made ground beef, rice, beans, vegetables, and homemade pico de gallo served in soft tacos, as well as cookies and sweet tea. The Der lab also had the opportunity to sit down and eat … Continue reading Der Lab Volunteers at SECU Family House
Members of the Der Lab recently volunteered to cook dinner at SECU Family House in Chapel Hill. SECU Family House is a safe, nurturing, affordable home for patients and their loved ones who travel great distances to UNC Hospitals for life-saving procedures and serious illnesses. They help people across North Carolina and beyond in times … Continue reading Der Lab Volunteers at Family House
Raising pancreatic cancer awareness can be done as an individual or group all year long, but it is especially important during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in November. During this month, we in the Der Lab are taking time to promote the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's initiative to Demand Better. For Patients. For Survival. On November 16th, which … Continue reading World Pancreatic Cancer Day is November 16
The Running RAScals (aka the Der Lab at UNC Lineberger & Friends) participated in this year’s PanCAN #PurpleStride run on Saturday. This 5k run raises money to support the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. The team, organized by Kirsten Bryant, raised $12,998 to support Pancreatic Cancer Research, coming in Second in overall fundraising!
Drs. Der, Cox, and Bryant headed to DC June 20 & 21 to support encourage the nations congressmen and women that Pancreatic Cancer research funding needs to be a priority in the US budget. The picture below is Dr. Der meeting with Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi.
As a child, Kirsten Bryant, PhD, used to follow her dad around everywhere. One of his favorite pastimes was working in the yard, and Bryant would be seen pushing a toy wheelbarrow alongside her dad as he tended to their gardens in Womelsdorf, Conn. She would even take naps in the flowerbeds to be near him while he was gardening.