UNC’s Running RAScals (aka the Der Lab at UNC Lineberger & Friends) participated in this year’s PanCAN #PurpleStride run on Saturday, April 21st. This 5k run raises money to support the Pancreatic Cancer Action […]
Rick and Donna Martinez have a morning live interview show featuring conversations with community personalities and leaders about issues that impact you. We are happy to share the March 1, […]
Raising pancreatic cancer awareness can be done as an individual or group all year long, but it is especially important during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in November. During this month, we in […]
The Der Lab has gone purple for the entire month of November for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month! Every day they wear purple they are raising money for the Pancreatic Cancer Action […]
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.
Drs. Der, Cox, and Bryant headed to DC June 20 & 21 to support encourage the nations congressmen and women that Pancreatic Cancer research funding needs to be a priority […]
Bjoern Papke, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Der lab, was recently awarded the Otto Hahn Medal from the Max Planck Society in Germany. The Otto Hahn Medal is given […]
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, […]