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Hursting receives National Cancer Institute’s Outstanding Investigator Award

Dr. Stephen Hursting

Dr. Stephen Hursting

Stephen Hursting, PhD, professor of nutrition at the Gillings School and the UNC Nutrition Research Institute, has received a prestigious National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award (OIA). Hursting is one of 43 researchers nationwide to receive an OIA, and the grant will provide $5.34 million over a seven-year period to further his research on the mechanistic links between obesity and cancer.

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