Research

An Eagle among Tar Heels

“… this program gave me the opportunity to learn and understand the mechanics of the human body…”

“… this program gave me the opportunity to learn and understand the mechanics of the human body…”

“Coming to this program, it really gave me the opportunity to learn and understand the mechanics of the human body in terms of diseases, how to treat them and how all those things come together.”

— Prince Neequaye, North Carolina Central University (NCCU) undergraduate

North Carolina Central University undergraduate Prince Neequaye is proud to be a Tar Heel, at least for the summer, as a Fellow conducting cancer research alongside Carolina’s world-class faculty in the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer CenterOpens in new window on UNC’s campus.

The research fellowship is a critical component of the Partners Cancer Research Education programOpens in new window; and he’s required to live on campus, though the still-unpacked boxes in his Rams Village dorm might say otherwise.

UNC Lineberger, UNC Gillings School of Global Public HealthOpens in new window and NCCUOpens in new window worked together to create the Partners Program. NCCU and Carolina students participate in summer intensive and academic year activities, and essentially switch campuses to broaden their cancer and public health research experiences.

The Partners Cancer Research Education programOpens in new window is fundedOpens in new window by the National Cancer InstituteOpens in new window.

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