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

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