Congratulations to Stephanie Downs-Canner, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology.


Dr. Downs-Canner received a Tier 1 Pilot Award entitled “Inhibition of Th17 into Treg conversion as a novel component of immunotherapy in triple negative breast cancer.” Her research will be funded in the amount of $50,000 over 1 year.

Applications for the next round of these awards will be due March 15, 2019. Please contact Anne Menkens if you have any questions. More information can be found on the UNC Lineberger web site at UNC Lineberger.