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Aug. 13, 2015—W. Kimryn Rathmell, M.D., Ph.D., Alexander Professor for Translational Science and associate director for Training and Education at Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, has been named director of Vanderbilt’s Division of Hematology and Oncology.
Jun. 18, 2014—Four of the longest-running fundraisers for Vanderbilt University Medical Center are also local Nashville traditions. Iroquois Steeplechase, the Music City Tennis Invitational (MCTI), Eve of Janus and Christmas Village collectively have contributed more than $20 million to VUMC.
May. 7, 2014—Eleven Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for their academic achievements during a celebration April 30 at the Student Life Center.
Dec. 12, 2013—They are touchstones on the Nashville calendar — Iroquois Steeplechase and the Music City Tennis Invitational usher in spring. The Eve of Janus is a celebration of summer. Christmas Village kicks off the holiday season.
Aug. 15, 2013—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators are receiving $1 million in breast cancer research grant funds from Susan G. Komen, the largest nonprofit foundation supporting breast cancer research.
Feb. 28, 2013—Ellen Wright Clayton, M.D., J.D., Craig-Weaver Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Law, and Haydar Frangoul, M.D., Carolyn Perot Rathjen Chair and Professor of Pediatrics have been elected to the American Pediatric Society (APS).
Apr. 15, 2011—The longest-running fundraising event for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is the Eve of Janus, which celebrated its 40th year last summer. Through the years this Nashville tradition has raised more than $3 million for the Tri Delta Pediatric Hematology Oncology Clinic. Funds from the annual Eve of Janus Ball go directly...
Feb. 20, 2020—Post-transplantation diabetes mellitus (PTDM), a common complication of immunosuppressive drugs that are given to prevent transplant rejection, may be reversible and at least partially preventable, researchers at VUMC report.
Jul. 18, 2019—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.
Jun. 18, 2019—A study published June 17 in Nature offers clues as to why blocking inhibitory receptors on tumor-infiltrating T cells may not always work
Jun. 14, 2019—More than half of patients with relapsed multiple myeloma treated with carfilzomib experienced cardiac issues during treatment, according to a multi-institutional study published June 12 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Feb. 28, 2019—A team of Vanderbilt researchers mapped out the genomic landscape of a metastatic malignant proliferating tricholemmal tumor and identified a targeted treatment for this very rare cancer.