Peg Riley, chatting with Janice Elliott and cutting out
plastic tracheostomy collars, was enjoying friendships that
began in the 1950s, with a 33-year interruption when she and
her husband, Harris D. Riley Jr., M.D., moved to Oklahoma. No
matter. When they returned to Nashville, her friends in the
Sewing Club were still there.
She laughed when Bobbie Dunn, the treasurer, came by to
collect the annual dues — $5.
By combining the tools of medicinal chemistry and zebrafish
biology, a team of Vanderbilt investigators has identified
compounds that may offer therapeutic leads for bone-related
diseases and cancer.
The findings, reported in ACS Chemical Biology,
support using zebrafish as a novel platform for drug