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Tumor Targets Panel– Ruesch Center Annual Symposium 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nc-uE0Dzff0&feature=youtu.be Dr. John Marshall hosted a panel at the 2018 Ruesch Center Annual Symposium focused on tumor targets. Panel guests were Dr. Eric Collisson, Dr. Channing Der, and Dr. Michael Korn. Dr. Eric Collisson discusses the emergence in oncology of a new class of drugs called PARP inhibitors. These have been more commonly used in … Continue reading Tumor Targets Panel– Ruesch Center Annual Symposium 2018

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Slomo and Cindy Silvian Foundation Support Der Lab

In November of 2017, the Der Lab was granted $30,000 from the Slomo and Cindy Silvian Foundation, Inc. to aid graduate student stipend support. This award will support Irem Dagliyan, who is completing her graduate research in the Department of Pharmacology. Irem’s research is focused on the RAF protein kinases, key effectors of KRAS-driven pancreatic cancer … Continue reading Slomo and Cindy Silvian Foundation Support Der Lab

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

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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

Leanna Gentry defends phd thesis

On September 3rd Leanna Gentry, from the Department of Pharmacology, defended her thesis entitled “Targeting the Ras-Ral effector pathway for cancer treatment."  Leanna is the 23rd graduating member of the Der Lab, and will continue her scientific pursuits as she begins work at CATO Research.  After the defense the Lab members treated Leanna to a fabulous … Continue reading Leanna Gentry defends phd thesis

UNC 2015 Translational Medicine Symposium April 21

The 2015 Translational Medicine Symposium will be held in the Kirkland Auditorium at the Koury Oral Health Sciences Building. To register: http://tinyurl.com/qxfqx9a Symposium Agenda Time: Tuesday, April 21st, 2014. 8:30am-4:45pm 8:30am  Breakfast, Koury Oral Health Science Bldg 8:50-9:00 Welcome, Kirkland Auditorium, Koury Oral Health Science Bldg 9:00-10:00 Trainee talks Kirkland Auditorium, Koury Oral Health Science Bldg 10:00-10:15 … Continue reading UNC 2015 Translational Medicine Symposium April 21

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