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PET imaging to predict tumor response

Jun. 14, 2017—A PET probe that detects the amino acid glutamine predicts whether tumors respond to certain targeted therapies in preclinical animal models.

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Superior scan for tumors

Jun. 24, 2016—Imaging with a compound that binds to neuroendocrine cells is a safer and more effective way to detect rare neuroendocrine tumors.

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Grant to spur study of ‘brown fat’s’ metabolic mysteries

Jun. 25, 2015—Vanderbilt researchers have received a $2.15 million grant to study the amount and activity of “brown fat” in adults, with the aim of understanding its role in metabolic disease and identifying new therapeutic targets.

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Minds wide open: Neuroscience at Vanderbilt

Apr. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt University has emerged as one of the nation’s leading academic centers in neuroscience.

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