Duke Cancer Institute Blog http://www.dukecancerinstitute.org/ en Chi Receives MCR Michael B. Kastan Award for Research Excellence http://www.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/chi-receives-mcr-michael-b-kastan-award-research-excellence Research led by Duke Cancer Institute’s Jen-Tsan Ashley Chi, MD, PhD, could have implications for the successful treatment of ovarian, breast and kidney cancer. Tue, 13 Apr 2021 02:40:19 -0400 Julie Poucher Harbin 260773 FOR PATIENTS: NC CCCP Cancer Survivorship Summit (4.30.21 to 5.1.21) http://www.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/patients-nc-cccp-cancer-survivorship-summit-43021-5121 The North Carolina Cancer Prevention & Control Branch Cancer Survivorship Summit (for cancer survivors, cancer patients and their caregivers/family members) is set for April 30 & May 1. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:10:12 -0400 Julie Poucher Harbin 260772 Somarelli Selected for Inaugural Bass Connections Leadership Award http://www.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/somarelli-selected-inaugural-bass-connections-leadership-award Jason Somarelli, PhD, was one of two recipients of the inaugural Bass Connections Leadership Award with the project "Bioremediation of Plastic Pollution to Conserve Marine Biodiversity." Mon, 12 Apr 2021 13:18:04 -0400 Bass Connections 260771 Duke REACH Equity Center Health Disparities Colloquium (5.10.21) http://www.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/duke-reach-equity-center-health-disparities-colloquium-51021 The annual Duke REACH Equity Center Health Disparities Colloquium will be held virtually on May 10. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 12:16:05 -0400 Julie Poucher Harbin 260770 NIA/AGS Conference on Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease (10.18 & 10.19.21) http://www.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/niaags-conference-cancer-and-cardiovascular-disease-1018-101921 A bench-to-beside conference on Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease sponsored by the National Institute on Aging and the American Geriatrics Society invites registrants. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 11:45:49 -0400 Julie Poucher Harbin 260769 Duke-Industry Statistics Symposium (4.21 to 4.23.21) http://www.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/duke-industry-statistics-symposium-421-42321 Cancer immunotherapy trial design among the sessions at the Duke-Industry Statistics Symposium (DISS) to be held April 21 to 23. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 11:01:15 -0400 Julie Poucher Harbin 260499 Erin Wood Honored with a Duke Presidential Award http://www.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/erin-wood-honored-duke-presidential-award Erin Wood, Senior IT Analyst, Duke Cancer Institute Information Systems, honored with a Duke Presidential Award. Mon, 05 Apr 2021 18:34:44 -0400 Stephen Schramm 258869 Triangle Race for the Cure Turns 25 (5.1.21) http://www.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/triangle-race-cure-turns-25-5121 The 2021 (virtual) Triangle Race for the Cure, presented by DCI, will be held on May 1, but there are many fun activities to try in April to support the cause. Mon, 05 Apr 2021 15:02:54 -0400 DCI Communications 258868 Brander to Speak at LLS Conference on CLL (4.17.21) http://www.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/brander-speak-lls-conference-cll-41721 DCI chronic lymphocytic leukemia specialist Danielle Brander, MD, is one of the featured speakers. Mon, 29 Mar 2021 18:58:29 -0400 Julie Poucher Harbin 256950 $2 Million Bay Area Lyme Foundation Grant Named in Honor of Neil Spector http://www.dukecancerinstitute.org/news/2-million-bay-area-lyme-foundation-grant-named-honor-neil-spector The grant will fund research toward developing an effective treatment for Lyme disease, which Dr. Spector began with Timothy Haystead, PhD. Mon, 29 Mar 2021 18:34:48 -0400 Aliza Inbari 256949