UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility
Susan G. Komen will present its highest scientific honor, the Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction, to Charles M. Perou, PhD, a renowned breast cancer researcher at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Perou is being recognized for cancer genomics research that demonstrated that breast cancer can be classified into different molecular subtypes, a finding that has had important clinical value. “It is extremely gratifying to receive this award,” said Perou, who is the co-program leader of the UNC Lineberger breast cancer research program.
The Community Outreach and Engagement Core (COEC) at the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility was awarded an Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers (EHSCC) Program Administrative Supplement that will support an inter-center collaboration with COECs from the NIEHS Center for Environmental Health in Northern Manhattan at Columbia University and the Harvard-NIEHS Center for Environmental Health at Harvard University.
The UNC CEHS is pleased to announce the seminar “Part 1: DNA Damage, an Unexpected Pathogenicity Factor for Pneumonia; Part 2: Novel Technologies for Measuring Genotoxicity and Cytotoxicity,” featuring Dr. Bevin P. Engelward, Professor of Biological Engineering at MIT.
The UNC-CH Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS) is pleased to announce the seminar “Air Pollution and the Lung: New Frontiers in Environmental Epidemiology,” featuring Dr. Mary Rice, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.