Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
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.
Jun. 8, 2017—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may nominate one candidate for the 2018 St. Baldrick’s Foundation Fellowship Awards.
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...
Jan. 10, 2014—Read about faculty and staff awards and achievements in the latest edition of "Kudos."
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.
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.