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UNC Lineberger Writes: Der receives NCI Outstanding Investigator Award

The National Cancer Institute’s Outstanding Investigator Award supports accomplished leaders in cancer research. November 13, 2018 UNC Lineberger’s Channing Der, PhD, has been awarded the National Cancer Institute’s Outstanding Investigator Award, which supports accomplished leaders in cancer research who are working on science with breakthrough potential. The award provides up to $600,000 in direct costs per … Continue reading UNC Lineberger Writes: Der receives NCI Outstanding Investigator Award

Der Lab gather outside for the Purple Stride Run

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

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!

Der Lab Participates in Tar Heel 10 Miler

This past Saturday several members of the Der Lab participated in the Tar Heel 10 Miler.  The Tar Heel 10 Miler benefits the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA’s We Build People Campaign.  The lab runners included postdocs Kirsten Bryant, Clint Stalnecker, Andrew Waters, and Bjoern Papke, graduate student Nate Diehl, and … Continue reading Der Lab Participates in Tar Heel 10 Miler

UNC Lineberger faculty, trainees advocate for federal support for research

Several UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center faculty and trainees were in Washington D.C. Thursday as part of as the Rally for Medical Research, a national campaign that advocates for sustained and strong federal funding for medical research. The American Association for Cancer Research founded the annual event in 2013. AACR expected more than 300 scientists, … Continue reading UNC Lineberger faculty, trainees advocate for federal support for research

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

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Researchers extract cancer cells’ ‘deadly secrets’ at UNC Lineberger symposium

Researchers from around the country convened in Chapel Hill April 11-12 for UNC Lineberger’s Scientific Symposium to hear the latest research into molecularly targeted treatments for cancer. More than 440 people attended the symposium, the 40th annual, at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education. Called “Molecularly Targeted Cancer Therapies from Bench to Bedside,” … Continue reading Researchers extract cancer cells’ ‘deadly secrets’ at UNC Lineberger symposium

2015 Ras Beach Retreat

Members of the Der, Cox and Campbell labs at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and members of the Wood, Onaitis, and Counter labs at Duke University, the Kashatus Lab at University of Virginia, and the Lim Lab at Washington University St. Louis came together at Emerald Isle for their annual scientific retreat July 26-29. Monday, July 27 9:00-9:20        Minu Ramanan (Campbell lab) … Continue reading 2015 Ras Beach Retreat

#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!

PanCAN Webinar June 16 > Killing KRAS: The Key to a Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Breakthrough?

Please join us Tuesday, June 16, 2015 12:00 pm PDT (San Francisco) / 3:00 pm EST Channing will be presenting a webinar entitled "Killing KRAS: The Key to a Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Breakthrough?" He will discuss the most common genetic mutation found in pancreatic tumors. It will focus on research aimed at understanding KRAS in pancreatic … Continue reading PanCAN Webinar June 16 > Killing KRAS: The Key to a Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Breakthrough?