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Fogarty Awards Two of Five U.S. International Research Scientist Development Awards to Malawi Cancer Program Faculty

October 17, 2019

To bolster promising global health research careers, Fogarty and its partners are awarding up to $9.9 million over five years through two career development programs. The grants will help ensure that advanced postdoctoral scientists and junior faculty have a pathway to independence, with protected time for research activities under the guidance of experienced mentors in … Continued

Meet Malawi’s First Female Pathologist

January 29, 2018

Q: What attracted you to the field of pathology? A: The need for more pathologists in Malawi. When I was a medical student 1999-2003, there were only two pathologists in Malawi and I saw how they struggled to keep pathology services growing in the country. One day when I was in my third year, I observed … Continued

Dr. Satish Gopal Delivers Winter Commencement Address

December 18, 2017

UNC Lineberger’s Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, delivers UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2017 Winter Commencement address, advising graduates to, “Be audacious in your pursuits, but not in a flashy, shallow way.”

From the Ground Up: The State of Cancer Care in Malawi

August 24, 2017

“The only way to make these programs work is to be on the ground, actively partnering, identifying research priorities, identifying the most promising young clinicians and investigators and helping them propel their careers forward.”

Multiple Subtypes of Kaposi’s Sarcoma

September 29, 2014

September 2014 – Using viral transcription profiling, this study demonstrates the existence of multiple subtypes of Kaposi Sarcoma lesions for the first time in HIV- and Kaposi Sarcoma-treatment-naive patients.  

Developing a Pathology Laboratory in Malawi

August 28, 2013

August 2013 – Amid an increasing cancer burden and limited pathology services, a new pathology lab in Lilongwe, Malawi provides a robust platform for cancer care and research.