A previously unrecognized role for a cell surface receptor may open new therapeutic options for the treatment of fibrotic diseases.
News: Host-Tumor Interactions Research Program
The Vanderbilt Center for Immunobiology has relaunched its mission with a greater focus on human immunology, an endeavor supported by additional researchers, more funding support and designation as a Center of Excellence.
James Crowe Jr., MD, has been honored by the science and technology company Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany for his contributions to developing new therapeutics and vaccines against some of the world’s deadliest viruses.
A study published June 17 in Nature offers clues as to why blocking inhibitory receptors on tumor-infiltrating T cells may not always work
John Gore, PhD, director of the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS), and Michael King, PhD, J. Lawrence Wilson Professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University, were recently elected to the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE) 2019 Class of Fellows in recognition of their contributions in the field of medical and biological engineering.
Mariana Byndloss, DVM, PhD, assistant professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, has been selected to participate in the Future Research Leaders Conference at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
A recent study presents a new way to analyze the repair of basement membranes, important structural and functional components of tissues that are subject to environmental damage.
A recent study demonstrates that loss of the receptor NOD1 augments inflammatory and injury responses to H. pylori – and points towards NOD1 as a prime target for modification for either preventing or treating H. pylori infections.
Wellington Pham, PhD, and colleagues in Japan, have developed a nanobeacon imaging agent to aid the early detection of colorectal cancer during colonoscopy.
A Vanderbilt initiative to develop predictive imaging technologies that clinicians can use to better match patients with personalized care has received National Cancer Institute (NCI) funding.