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Winning pitch

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

John Wilson, PhD, assistant professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Vanderbilt University, received a $50,000 research grant at the 2019 Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Ambassador Breakfast.

Cancer Center Ambassadors surpass $1 million in grants

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Ambassadors surpassed the $1 million mark with the awarding of the group’s latest research grants.

RNA processing and antiviral immunity

Friday, December 14th, 2018

A recent study in Nature Communications defines the in vivo substrates of RIG-I like receptors (RLRs) during an oncogenic virus infection and reveals a relationship between cellular RNA processing and an innate antiviral immune response.

Cancer fight personal for VICC Ambassadors chair

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

As this year’s chair of the VICC Ambassadors, Ashley Larcinese, is driven by her experiences to see that research is funded at VICC.

Liquid biopsies help reveal lung cancer mutations

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Cancer investigators led by researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center have co-developed a liquid biopsy blood-based assay used to identify specific gene mutations associated with the development or relapse of small-cell lung cancer (SCLC)

Investigators seek new way to define cell identity

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Jonathan Irish, Ph.D., and colleagues have developed a new way to describe and identify cells. (photo by John Russell)Jonathan Irish, Ph.D., and his colleagues have developed a new language, one that can be used to describe and identify cells. The language — marker enrichment modeling, or MEM — assigns a “MEM label” to cells based […]