Tag: Research – Radiation/Cancer Biology
Cox wins prestigious lifetime achievement award in student mentorship
We are very proud of our own Dr. Adrienne Cox, professor of radiation oncology and pharmacology and head of Radiation Oncology’s Division of Cancer Biology, for her receipt of a prestigious UNC Mentor Award for Lifetime Achievement. This award is given to those who have devoted a significant part of their academic careers to mentoring, … Continued
Nanotechnology aids in delivery of immunotherapy drugs
High profile publication by Dr. Andrew Wang in Advanced Materials
Andrew Wang publishes high profile study about circulating tumor cells
In the journal Clinical Cancer Research
Eblan honored for presentation at the George Sheldon Resident Research Symposium
Congratulations to radiation oncology resident Dr. Michael Eblan for his receipt of a first place award for his oral presentation in the clinical science research category at the UNC Hospitals Second Annual George F. Sheldon Resident Research Symposium. His talk … Continued
Caster accepted into Holman Research Pathway
Second year radiation oncology resident Dr. Joe Caster has been accepted into the prestigious American Board of Radiology’s B. Leonard Holman Research Pathway. The Holman Pathway is designed for the exceptional resident who has both strong clinical skills as well … Continued
Revival of the abandoned therapeutic wortmannin by nanoparticle drug delivery.
Karve S, Werner ME, Sukumar R, Cummings ND, Copp JA, Wang EC, Li C, Chen RC, Pacold ME, Wang AZ. Polymeric Nanoparticle Formulation of Wortmannin as a Potent Radiosensitizer: Revival of an “Abandoned” Therapeutic. Proceedings of the National of Academy … Continued
Preclinical evaluation of Genexol-PM, a nanoparticle formulation of paclitaxel, as a novel radiosensitizer for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer
Werner ME, Cummings ND, Sethi M, Wang EC, Sukumar R, Moore DT, Wang AZ. Preclinical Evaluation of Genexol-PM, a Nanoparticle Formulation of Paclitaxel, as a Novel Radiosensitizer for the Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol … Continued
Itahana awarded a three-year NIH fellowship
For a mouse model of the oncoprotein Mdm2.
Apisarnthanarax, Brady: Best poster awards at 2008 UNC Lineberger retreat
Dr. Jim Apisarnthanarax, a recent resident radiation oncologist, was awarded First Place for best clinical/translational poster at the 2008 UNC Lineberger Annual Scientific Retreat. Dr. Donita Brady, a recent doctoral recipient from Dr. Adrienne Cox’s lab, was awarded First Place for best basic science poster at the 2008 UNC Lineberger Annual Scientific Retreat.