Leak Bryant and Song Receive UNC Lineberger Developmental Grants

Assistant Professor Ashley Leak Bryant, PhD, RN-BC, OCN, and Associate Professor and Beerstecher-Blackwell Distinguished Term Scholar Lixin Song, RN, PhD, FAAN, have been awarded UNC Lineberger Developmental Grants.

The UNC Lineberger Developmental Funding Program is intended to support the development of cancer research led by faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and to stimulate new applications for extramural funding.

Dr. Leak Bryant’s project “Feasibility of Novel Symptom Management and Supportive Care Intervention for Acute Myeloid Leukemia,” will be funded in the amount of $100,000.

Dr. Song’s project “Feasibility Testing of Patient Reported Outcomes-informed Caregiving Education and Symptom management System (PROCESS): A Personalized mHealth Program for Cancer Symptom and Complication Management,” will be funded in the amount of $50,000.

Both projects will be funded for one year, from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. Congratulations Drs. Leak Bryant and Song!