Mutant RAS-driven cancers are infamously resistant to chemotherapeutics. Reporting in Cell, Grabocka and Bar-Sagi (2016) demonstrate that when subjected to stress, mutant KRAS-dependent lipid production leads to upregulated stress granule […]
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) has recently released videos featuring Channing Der and Kirsten Bryant, as a part of their effort to raise awareness about Pancreatic Cancer.
Channing, Kirsten and Bjoern attended the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego, CA, August 18-21, 2016. The theme for this meeting was Wage Hope 2020 with […]
As a child, Kirsten Bryant, PhD, used to follow her dad around everywhere. One of his favorite pastimes was working in the yard, and Bryant would be seen pushing a toy wheelbarrow alongside her dad as he tended to their gardens in Womelsdorf, Conn. She would even take naps in the flowerbeds to be near him while he was gardening.
The problem with pancreatic cancer is there aren’t very many simple questions to answer, and I think this discourages people from joining the field because you need to be generating results to get grants.
PurpleStride is the signature event of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Each year, in communities across the country, tens of thousands of people participate in more than fifty-six PurpleStride events, […]
Join participants from across the country – pancreatic cancer survivors, caregivers and volunteers – as we advocate for increased funding for pancreatic cancer research. It’s time to tell Congress that together, we can make the impossible possible for patients everywhere!
Kirsten Bryant, PhD, a cancer researcher and postdoctoral fellow at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Channing Der, PhD, a UNC Lineberger member and the Sarah Graham Kenan Professor […]
GRANTEE: KIRSTEN BRYANT, PHD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Research Project: Exploiting pancreatic cancer cell metabolism for therapeutic gain Award: 2015 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Pathway to […]
Channing Der awarded NCI grant to pursue drug discovery Channing J. Der, PhD, UNC Lineberger member and Kenan Distinguished Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the UNC School of […]