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Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Post-transplant complication

Jul. 28, 2020—Vanderbilt researchers conducted the largest analysis to date of a heart complication in children following stem cell transplant. The findings may help guide screening practices to improve outcomes.

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Hyundai Hope on Wheels award boosts pediatric cancer research

Aug. 24, 2017—Adam Esbenshade, M.D., MSCI, assistant professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, has been awarded a $50,000 Hyundai Hope on Wheels Impact Award. Esbenshade plans to use data to create a risk prediction model to predict blood stream infections in pediatric cancer patients.

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Proposals requested for St. Baldrick’s Foundation Fellowship Awards

Jun. 8, 2017—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may nominate one candidate for the 2018 St. Baldrick’s Foundation Fellowship Awards.

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Childhood cancer researcher awarded $250,000 ‘Lemonade Stand’ grant

Feb. 5, 2014—Patrick Grohar, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Pediatric Hematology at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has been awarded a $250,000 Reach Award from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to support Ewing sarcoma research. In addition to supporting Grohar’s research, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation is awarding Reach Awards to childhood cancer researchers at leading institutions...

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Kudos: Read about faculty and staff awards and achievements

Jan. 10, 2014—Read about faculty and staff awards and achievements in the latest edition of "Kudos."

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Hyundai award helps drive hope for cancer research

Sep. 19, 2013—Emmanuel Volanakis, M.D., assistant professor of Pediatrics and Hematology/Oncology, was awarded a $250,000 Hyundai Hope On Wheels grant last week for his ongoing research into T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), an aggressive blood cancer.

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New protocol takes the sting out of Children’s Hospital outpatient procedures

Jun. 13, 2013—A patient comfort protocol is rendering minor procedures less painful and upsetting for younger outpatients of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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