Dr. Kirsten Bryant’s recent publication in Nature Medicine stimulates excitement for a new therapeutic strategy for pancreatic cancer.

Published March 4th, 2019 in Nature Medicine, two new studies describe a combination approach to target the KRAS signaling pathway and a process called autophagy as a way to treat pancreatic cancer patients. Sources: Two Studies Point to New Combination Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 3/4/2019 Advancements in Promising New Pancreatic … Continue reading Dr. Kirsten Bryant’s recent publication in Nature Medicine stimulates excitement for a new therapeutic strategy for pancreatic cancer.

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PurpleStride Raleigh-Durham 2018: Running RAScals

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

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News radio 680 WPTF on Pancreatic Cancer

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

UNC’s Running RAScals at PurpleStride 5K

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!

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.

#PurpleStride 5k Photos are here!

The Research RAScals (aka the Der Lab at UNC Lineberger & Friends) participated in this year’s PanCAN #PurpleStride run!  Everyone had a blast at the race and Dr. Der came in 3rd place for his age group! The team, organized by Kirsten Bryant, raised $9,054 to support Pancreatic Cancer Research, coming in Second in overall fundraising!

Join us this Saturday for the PanCAN #PurpleStride run!

It's not too late to join us -- the Research RAScals (aka the Der Lab at UNC Lineberger) -- as we participate in this year's PanCAN #PurpleStride run! The team, organized by Kirsten Bryant, has already raised $5,624 so far and we hope to raise even more by this Saturday. Location: NC State - Centennial Campus Registration … Continue reading Join us this Saturday for the PanCAN #PurpleStride run!

Join the Research RAScals and fight pancreatic cancer on May 16, 2015!

It is that time of year again, PurpleStride Raleigh-Durham will take place on May 16, 2015 at North Carolina State University Centennial Campus. Kirsten Bryant is organizing our efforts. This year we will be inviting other labs to join our team which has been re-branded as the Research RAScals. Please sign up soon as possible … Continue reading Join the Research RAScals and fight pancreatic cancer on May 16, 2015!