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Vanderbilt Prize winner Fuchs explores skin’s many wonders

Apr. 6, 2017—Skin is a marvelous organ that protects the body, senses the external world and even expresses emotion. In the hands of Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., recipient of the 2016 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, skin also lies squarely in the intersection of normal growth, wound repair and cancer.

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Vanderbilt Prize winner Fuchs set for next Discovery Lecture

Mar. 23, 2017—Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., recipient of the 2016 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science and a pioneer in the field of reverse genetics, will deliver her Vanderbilt Prize lecture as part of the Flexner Discovery Lecture series on Thursday, March 30.

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Vanderbilt Prize Scholar nominations due Feb. 1

Jan. 4, 2017—Nominations for this year’s Vanderbilt Prize Scholar are now being accepted. Vanderbilt Prize Scholars are female graduate students in the biomedical sciences who are mentored by the winner of the Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science.

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Rockefeller University’s Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., named 2016 recipient of the Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science

Nov. 28, 2016—Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., whose innovative use of reverse genetics has helped redefine the study of skin diseases and cancer stem cells, is the recipient of the 2016 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, officials at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) announced today.

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