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The Mark Foundation Announces 2023 Endeavor Awards; $12 Million in Grants for Collaborative Cancer Research Projects. Link HERE

UTHSC Cancer Researcher Part of $3 Million Collaborative Project Studying Obesity-Related Cancer Link HERE 

The Mark Foundation Announces 2023 Endeavor Awards; $12 Million in Grants for Collaborative Cancer Research Projects. Link HERE

Medicine Grand Rounds presented by UTHSC’s Dr. Liza Makowski “Obesity, Bariatric Surgery, and Immunotherapy in Breast Cancer” WEDNESDAY, May 17, 2023. Link HERE

Liza Makowski awarded U01 as part of NCI’s Metabolic Dysregulation and Cancer Risk Program: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Obesity-Associated Cancer Research through the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences. Link HERE

UTHSC-Led Team Receives $5.2 Million for Study of Link Between Obesity, Cancer Link HERE

“Cutting the risk of cancer” ELife Magazine Digest commentary on Sipe et al. Link HERE

UTHSC Team Receives $2 Million For Breast Cancer Genetics Research. Link HERE

UTHSC Researchers Makowski and Pierre Collaborate on $2 Million Grant To Study Immune System and Triple Negative Breast Cancer Link HERE

New Study Highlighting the Role of Sugar Metabolism in Heart Disease, Obesity. Link HERE

Dr. Makowski was quoted in a Nature Medicine article entitled “What models eat” by Daniel Engber.Link HERE

Makowski Lab just published new findings showing that metabolic reprogramming of macrophages can affect the inflammatory response in obesity. Link HERE

Makowski lab has recently published two manuscripts examining mechanisms underlying obesity’s link to breast cancer. Link HERE

Study in mice finds weight loss reduces progression of basal-like breast cancer. Link HERE

Vickie Bae-Jump and Liza Makowski report that obesity may be a modifiable risk factor for ovarian cancer. Link HERE

Makowski lab published manuscript in JBC on GLUT1-mediated metabolic reprogramming of macrophages and inflammation. Link HERE

Basal-like breast cancer study collaboration between UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center featured on the National Cancer Institute website. Link HERE

Makowski lab reports that obesity is found to be major risk factor in developing basal-like breast cancer. Link HERE

NCI Provocative Questions grants awarded to three at UNC Lineberger. Link HERE.

Mary Kay and AHA grants to fund Makowski’s research on obesity and cancer. Link HERE.

Research lead by Dr. Liza Makowski shows that eating processed junk foods regularly is the highest cause of tissue inflammation. Published in the online journal PLOS ONE (June 12, 2012) Link HERE.

Dr. Liza Makowski, Assistant Professor of Nutrition, was quoted in Carolina Parent in an article “Stop Shortchanging Your Health” Link HERE

Press release for PLoS ONE paper (Sampey et al.) 6/25/2012. Links HERE and HERE

Dr. Makowski was heard on NPR WUNC All Things Considered (6/28/2012) and during Morning Edition (6/29/2012) for her work examining the role of junk food-induced alterations in metabolism and inflammation. Links HERE and HERE

Press release for PNAS manuscript on metabolism of non-Hodgkin lymphoma cells (Bhatt et al.) 7/6/2012. Link HERE

Sampey et al. PLoS One manuscript discussed in the ASPH Friday Letter July 06, 2012. Link HERE

DOD grant award was announced in the ASPH Friday Letter July 13,2012. Link HERE

Junk-Food Diets. Link HERE

WCHL Cafeteria Diet. Link HERE

WCHL Breast Cancer Study. Link HERE

The Daily Tar Heel Breast Cancer research. Link HERE

SPH Magazine p.26 Link HERE

Snack Girl.com. Link HERE

ASPH Friday Letter Cafeteria Diet. Link HERE

ASPH Friday Letter Breast Cancer. Link HERE

Makowski Lab Spotlight. Link HERE

Liza Makowski Faculty Introduction- UNC Student News, Interview by Yulia Koltun, MPH student. Link HERE

UNC team reports link between protein overexpression and head and neck cancer outcomes. Link HERE