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Katie Hoadley, PhD Awarded New Grant as Part of Susan G. Komen Metastatic Breast Cancer Collaborative Research Initiative

October 14, 2021

Thanks to a $500,000 lead gift by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC), the Susan G. Komen and Blue Cross NC Metastatic Breast Cancer Disparities Collaborative Research Grant was awarded to a research team led by Jennifer Freedman, PhD, and Steven Patierno, PhD, of Duke Cancer Institute, and Katie Hoadley, PhD, of UNC Lineberger, who were awarded the grant to investigate how the ancestry of different populations impacts the immune response to metastatic breast cancer.

Koller award R21 from NIAID

October 14, 2021

Bev Koller, PhD, Associate Professor of Genetics, was awarded a new R21 from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) titled “Mouse models for study of the NLRP1 and CARD8 inflammasomes”.

UNC Awarded $24-million NIH Grant to Improve Genomic, Precision Medicine

September 24, 2021

Jonathan Berg, MD, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine at the UNC School of Medicine, is a principal investigator of The Clinical Genome Resource, a multi-institution consortium initially launched in 2013 by the National Human Genome Research Institute to provide evidence-based evaluations of clinically relevant genes and variants.

Koller and Styblo awarded new R01 from NIEHS

September 9, 2021

Mirek Styblo (PhD, Professor, Department of Nutrition) and Bev Koller (PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Genetics) are Co-PIs on a new R01 titled “Humanized mouse models for arsenic toxicology” from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).