Jan. 18, 2019—Older patients with a diagnosis of chronic sinusitis have a unique inflammatory signature that may render them less responsive to steroid treatment, according to new research led by Justin Turner.
Jan. 17, 2019—An unexpected finding by Rachana Haliyur during the cellular analysis of human pancreatic tissue has revealed new information about a rare type of diabetes and underscores the importance of genetic testing for some individuals diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
Jan. 17, 2019—Brian Engelhardt is studying why as many as 50 percent of stem cell transplant recipients develop diabetes.
Jan. 17, 2019—Dr. Consuelo Wilkins, associate professor of medicine and executive director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, has been named to the newly created positions of vice president for health equity at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and associate dean for health equity with the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
Jan. 16, 2019—A team led by biomolecular engineer John Wilson and cancer biologist Rebecca Cook have found a way to trigger an immune response that targets breast cancer cells.
Jan. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit two letters of intent for the Breast Cancer Alliance Exceptional Project Grant. The mission of the Breast Cancer Alliance is to improve survival rates and quality of life for those impacted by breast cancer through better prevention, early detection, treatment and cure.
Jan. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to The Memorial Foundation Grant. The Memorial Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to people who live in the geographic area served by Nashville Memorial Hospital.
Jan. 14, 2019—The annual Service Award Ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 29, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Student Life Center. Vanderbilt University staff celebrating 20 years of service in 2018 will be honored, and the prestigious Commodore Award and Diversity Leadership Award will be presented.