PurpleStride is the number one way the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCan) raises money to fight pancreatic cancer on all fronts — through research, clinical initiatives, patient services, advocacy, and nationwide volunteer support. On Saturday, April 29, 2023, 60 PurpleStride events took place across the country to honor pancreatic cancer survivors, families, and caregivers, as … Continue reading PanCAN PurpleStride 04 -29 -2023
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
Join Us on Capitol Hill to Advocate for Increased Research Resources
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!
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
Kirsten Bryant awarded Pathway to Leadership Grant
GRANTEE: KIRSTEN BRYANT, PHD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Research Project: Exploiting pancreatic cancer cell metabolism for therapeutic gain Award: 2015 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Pathway to Leadership Grant Award Period: October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2020 Amount: $600,000 Biographical Highlights Dr. Bryant is currently a postdoctoral researcher in the laboratory … Continue reading Kirsten Bryant awarded Pathway to Leadership Grant
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!
Der Lab Hosts Local Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Affiliate Meeting
Last night, the Der lab welcomed members and guests of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Raleigh-Durham Affiliate (PanCAN) for a talk and tour at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Nestled in the Pagano Conference Room, Ronny Thomas, PanCAN Raleigh-Durham Affiliate Chair, introduced the night's speakers. As a Kenan Distinguished Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and … Continue reading Der Lab Hosts Local Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Affiliate Meeting