World Pancreatic Cancer Day is November 16

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

World Pancreatic Cancer Day

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

Bjoern Papke awarded the Otto Hahn Medal

Bjoern Papke, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Der lab, was recently awarded the Otto Hahn Medal from the Max Planck Society in Germany. The Otto Hahn Medal is given to junior scientists in recognition of their outstanding scientific achievements during their time as a PhD student. Bjoern did his PhD in the lab of … Continue reading Bjoern Papke awarded the Otto Hahn Medal

Kirsten Bryant Celebrates Father’s Day by Advocating for Her Dad

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.

Photos from Purple Stride 2016

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

UNC Lineberger researchers driven to fight pancreatic cancer

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