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News: August, 2019

New window on fibrosis

Friday, August 9th, 2019

A previously unrecognized role for a cell surface receptor may open new therapeutic options for the treatment of fibrotic diseases.

Colorectal cancer patients warn against dismissing early symptoms

Friday, August 9th, 2019

Younger patients say colorectal cancer is a disease that doesn’t follow age guidelines, so pay attention to early symptoms.

Grant bolsters research on myelodysplastic syndromes

Friday, August 9th, 2019

Michael Savona, MD, professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology, and director of Hematology Research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, has received a competitive grant award from the Edward P. Evans Foundation.

Shu, Zheng receive Vietnam’s top honor for foreign scientists

Friday, August 9th, 2019

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health has awarded two Vanderbilt epidemiologists the Memorabilia Medal “For the People’s Health” in appreciation for their contributions in helping the nation establish a population-based research program for cancer, diabetes and other non-communicable diseases.