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UNC Lineberger Cancer Center – Malawi Cancer Center cooperation


UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center is working closely with the new Malawi Cancer Hospital. The Dittmer group is involved in supporting laboratory design, laboratory infrastructure and specific studies on Kaposi Sarcoma.

2015 Duke-UNC Symposium on Viral Oncology and AIDS Malignancy


The annual symposium on Viral Oncology and AIDS Malignancy will take place at Duke University on December 3rd. Planned speakers include SJ Gao, PhD U. of southern California, P Lamber, PhD U. of Wisconsin-Madison, Nancy Raab-Traub, PhD U. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. For more information, including location, schedule, registration and direction, see the official page … Read more

West Nile Virus causes 28 death in California this year


28 death have been attributed to West Nile Virus infections in 2015 in California (as of Nov. 1st). This epidemic is on par with 2014’s 31 death from West Nile Virus in California. West Nile Virus is a single-stranded RNA virus of the Flavivirus genus in the Flaviviridae, which also includes Dengue Fever and Yellow … Read more