Oncology/Cancer Biology

Mentors

Specialties

Carey Anders, MD Breast cancer
Paul Armistead, MD, PhD Bone marrow transplant
James Coghill, MD Bone marrow transplant
Don Gabriel, MD. PhD Bone marrow transplant, hematologic malignancies, hemostasis, thrombosis and platelet activation
David Neil Hayes, MD, MPH Head and Neck Cancer, thoracic oncology, bioinformatics and micro-array analysis in solid tumors
William Kim, MD GU cancer and basic investigations in hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) in tumorigenesis
Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD GU malignancies and laboratory investigations of carcinogenesis and tumor suppressor genes
Chad Pecot, MD Lung cancer, angiogenesis
Kristy Richards, PhD, MD

Translational research in lymphoma, genomic/genetic analyses, canine lymphoma

Jonathan Serody, MD Bone Marrow Transplant; dendritic cell vaccine in breast cancer,  animal models of graft vs host disease and chemokine activation and regulation
Norman Sharpless, MD Tumor suppressor gene regulation and expression, cell senescence, and genetics
Hendrik van Deventer, MD Hematologic Malignancies and laboratory investigations in the role of chemokines in the development of tumor metastases
Young Whang, MD, PhD GU malignancies, laboratory-based studies examining aberrant signal transduction pathways and loss of tumor suppressor genes such as PTEN in carcinogenesis
Jing Wu, MD. PhD Clinical and translational research in neuro-oncology

 

Laboratory-based faculty in the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center who have Mentored Fellow Trainees in their Laboratories:

Mentors

Specialties

Adrienne Cox, PhD Molecular mechanisms of cancer biology, particularly concerning members of the Ras superfamily of protein
Blossom Damania, PhD Molecular pathogenesis of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV)
Channing Der, PhD Ras family oncogene proteins and on the discovery of novel oncogenes involved in specific human cancers
Dirk Dittmer, PhD Virology
Shelton Earp, MD Tryosine-specific protein kinases in breast and prostate cancer, as well as lymphoma/leukemia
James Evans, MD, PhD Director of Cancer Genetics. Breast and colon cancer genetics, pharmacogenomics, patient attitudes regarding risk and testing
Charles Perou, PhD Characterize biological diversity of human tumors using DNA microarrays, molecular genetics, and cell biology, in order to develop therapies that are specific to each tumor subtype
Yue Xiong, PhD understanding mechanism(s) controlling cell cycle progression in normal human cells, and how this control is being altered during tumorigenesis