Investigators seek clues to resistance to melanoma drug

Investigators at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and several other centers may be one step closer to finding out why some melanoma patients relapse after treatment with a promising new drug. Read More

Flexner recalled for compassion, devotion

The halls of VUMC are a little quieter today. John M. Flexner, M.D., professor of Medicine, emeritus, whose booming voice and outgoing personality were a… Read More

Sosman named to ‘Dream Team’ of cancer investigators

Jeffrey Sosman, M.D., professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), has been named to a melanoma research Dream Team of cancer investigators supported by… Read More

Johnson named VUMC Biomedical Informatics chair

Kevin Johnson, M.D., M.S., professor and vice chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) and professor of Pediatrics, has been named the department’s new… Read More

Jeffrey Sosman named to melanoma research ‘Dream Team’

Jeffrey Sosman (Vanderbilt) Jeffrey Sosman, professor of medicine at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), has been named to a melanoma research Dream Team of… Read More

Averting a future oncologist shortage

Providing increased mentorship, research opportunities and a nurturing, intellectual environment during fellowship training may help reduce a projected shortage of academic hematologists and oncologists. Read More


Tracy Barrett (Vanderbilt) Tracy Barrett, senior lecturer in Italian, has written Dark… Read More

Eve of Janus set for July 30

The 41st Eve of Janus is scheduled for July 30 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville. Read More

Vanderbilt: Laboratory for health care reform

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a laboratory for health care reform. Increasingly, Vanderbilt researchers are applying their expertise in informatics, genomics, drug discovery, basic science… Read More

Breast cancer vulnerable to multi-hit therapy

Combining targeted therapies may increase their effectiveness in treating a common and aggressive form of breast cancer. Read More

2010: Year in review

A look back at 2010, in no particular order. Read More

Media Advisory: Rally Across America to stop at Children’s Hospital

Rally Across America, a non-profit charity bicycle race which raises money for childhood cancer research, will visit the Hematology and Oncology Clinic at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt on Friday, June 27. Read More

Top Picks: Sevin, Johnson

Sevin Awarded Germany’s Cross of the Order of Merit Dieter Sevin, professor of Germanic languages and literatures and chair of the department, has been… Read More

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center offering cancer treatment for patients displaced by Hurricane Katrina

Cancer patients displaced by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath who are in Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky and in need of continued treatment can contact the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center for assistance. Read More

Vanderbilt University bestows 12 emeritus titles

A dozen faculty members who are retiring from Vanderbilt University this year will be honored during the May 14 Commencement ceremony when the University honors their years of service and bestows on them the title of emeritus faculty. Read More

Plans for new Children’s Hospital to highlight kickoff event for Eve of Janus Ball

Plans for the Monroe Carell Children's Hospital will highlight a kickoff event for the Eve of Janus Ball on Sunday, June 1, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., in the lobby of the Frances Williams Preston Building on the Vanderbilt campus. Read More