Researchers at UNC use ‘biological flashlight’ to control living cells

March 20, 2020

Antonio Amelio, PhD, researcher at UNC’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, is part of a team that has created a new self-illuminating protein complex which removes the need for an external light source in optogenetics. This new discovery has the potential to give researchers better insight into cancer cell behaviors and future treatments.

UNC Lineberger’s Dr. Emily Ray has been awarded the Young Investigator Award to support her work in breast cancer research

February 7, 2020

The Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation have awarded Emily Ray, MD, MPH, $50,000 to support her work in developing predictive models to determine late stage breast cancer patient’s prognosis. This tool will assist with better treatment planning, which can be especially difficult as breast … Continued