pathology microbiology and immunology
Mar. 7, 2013—As choices mount for patient testing and treatment, diagnostic management has arisen at Vanderbilt University Medical Center to address two closely related questions that clinicians must ask themselves more and more often: have I ordered the right tests for this patient; and, taken together, what do these test results imply for the best treatment of this patient?
Feb. 21, 2013—Vanderbilt investigators report new insights to the workings of calprotectin, an immune system protein that “starves” bacterial pathogens of the metal nutrients they require.
Nov. 27, 2012—Vanderbilt’s Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology was the winner of the first Vanderbilt Athletics’ Sustainability Competition. The group celebrated their honor as the “Greenest Group on Campus” with a VIP tailgate, complimentary football tickets and on-field recognition at the Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee football game Nov. 17. Sam Santoro, chair of pathology, microbiology and immunology...
Nov. 15, 2012—Antioxidants promote cell growth in a mouse model of prostate cancer, Vanderbilt researchers report in the journal PLoS ONE. The findings provide insight into the recent controversy regarding antioxidants and prostate cancer prevention.
Oct. 29, 2012—Pampee Young, associate professor of pathology, microbiology and immunology, is one of many U.S. scientists whose research funding will be compromised by the impending enactment of the Budget Control Act (the "fiscal cliff") if Congress does not resolve the budget impasse.