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Songwriting aids palliative care nurse in cancer fight

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Beyond the usual care she provides her patients in the Palliative Care Unit, Megan Palmer, RN, also connects with them through her music.

Surgeon helps restore cancer patients’ functionality

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Sarah Rohde, MD, specializes in treating cancers in the head, neck and thyroid. A large part of her practice is microvascular free flap reconstruction, or using other parts of the body to reconstruct tissue removed through surgery.

Post-doc fellows program bolstered by new NCI grant

Monday, November 12th, 2018

A new grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will fund an intensively mentored training experience for clinical fellows at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for the next five years.

Warner’s medical informatics research recognized

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Jeremy Warner, MD, is the 2018 recipient of the New Investigator Award from the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).

Mary Kay Foundation grant to bolster immunotherapy research

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Charles Caskey, Ph.D., has received a cancer research grant from The Mary Kay Foundation to study how focused ultrasound therapy could be an ideal helper for immunotherapy.

Grant enhances study of new chemotherapy targets

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Vanderbilt chemists have been awarded $7.2 million over the next five years from the National Cancer Institute to lead an initiative to better understand how a combination chemotherapy for breast cancer targets DNA.

Cancer Center investigators awarded Komen grants

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) investigators have received financial support from Susan G. Komen for breast cancer research.

VICC’s Levy to lead Rush University Cancer Center

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Mia Levy, MD, PhD, director of Cancer Health Informatics and Strategy at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) and Ingram Associate Professor of Cancer Research, has been named director of Rush University Cancer Center and Systems Vice President for Cancer Service at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

Cancer Moonshot award to help map tumor progression

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

A trans-institutional team of researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University has received an $11 million Cancer Moonshot grant to build a single-cell resolution atlas to map out the routes that benign colonic polyps take to progress to colorectal cancer.

Solórzano named interim Department of Surgery chair

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Carmen Solórzano, MD, professor of Surgery and chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, has been named the interim chair of Vanderbilt’s Department of Surgery.

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