UNC's Running RAScals (aka the Der Lab at UNC Lineberger & Friends) participated in this year’s PanCAN #PurpleStride run on Saturday, April 21st. This 5k run raises money to support the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. The team, organized by Kirsten Bryant, raised $10,839 to support Pancreatic Cancer Research, coming in Fifth in overall fundraising! This was the Der Lab's fifth … Continue reading PurpleStride Raleigh-Durham 2018: Running RAScals
Rick and Donna Martinez have a morning live interview show featuring conversations with community personalities and leaders about issues that impact you. We are happy to share the March 1, 2018 radio podcast with our own Pancreatic Cancer Experts Channing Der, PhD and Kirsten Bryant, PhD. This interview discusses common perceptions of Pancreatic Cancer; Symptoms … Continue reading News radio 680 WPTF on Pancreatic Cancer
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!
The Der Lab has gone purple for the entire month of November for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month! Every day they wear purple they are raising money for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Yesterday, November 17, was World Pancreatic Cancer Day and the lab spent the day showing their support for Pancreatic Cancer Research all day. See … Continue reading World Pancreatic Cancer Day
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) has recently released videos featuring Channing Der and Kirsten Bryant, as a part of their effort to raise awareness about Pancreatic Cancer.
The problem with pancreatic cancer is there aren’t very many simple questions to answer, and I think this discourages people from joining the field because you need to be generating results to get grants.
PurpleStride is the signature event of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Each year, in communities across the country, tens of thousands of people participate in more than fifty-six PurpleStride events, including PurpleStride Raleigh-Durham. These events are critical in raising awareness and funds that advance research and support patients and loved ones with a promise of … Continue reading Photos from Purple Stride 2016
Join participants from across the country – pancreatic cancer survivors, caregivers and volunteers – as we advocate for increased funding for pancreatic cancer research. It's time to tell Congress that together, we can make the impossible possible for patients everywhere!
Kirsten Bryant, PhD, a cancer researcher and postdoctoral fellow at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Channing Der, PhD, a UNC Lineberger member and the Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Pharmacology, shared personal stories of why they're driven to fight pancreatic cancer at a breakfast in Durham on Tuesday. See the full article here: https://unclineberger.org/news/unc-lineberger-researchers-driven-to-fight-pancreatic-cancer?utm_source=lineup&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=10