Apr. 8, 2020—Vanderbilt researchers have identified haplotypes, ancestral fragments of DNA, that are associated with hereditary prostate cancer in a first-of-its-kind genomic study made possible by the study of prostate cancer patients with family histories of the disease.
Apr. 19, 2018—“When it’s you, it’s a whole different feeling,” Orrin Ingram said, gazing at logs burning in the fireplace.
Mar. 8, 2018—The American Urological Association has announced three new assistant secretary positions, including Vanderbilt’s Sam Chang, MD, to better align its international growth.
May. 11, 2017—If a career in medicine hadn’t worked out for Sam Chang, he might have been a politician. As an undergraduate at Princeton University, Chang chose to major in politics instead of common premed majors such as biology or chemistry. That way, he would have the opportunity to take a spectrum of liberal arts classes, from psychology to sociology to anthropology.
Feb. 18, 2016—The Nashville Health Care Council is naming Vanderbilt’s Sam Chang, M.D., MBA, professor of Urologic Surgery and Oncology, and Neal Patel, M.D., professor of Clinical Pediatrics, to its 2016 Council Fellows class, selected by the Council Fellows Advisory Committee led by former U.S. Sen. Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D.
Apr. 21, 2015—Ballard currently is organizing BCAN’s inaugural Walk for Bladder Cancer in Nashville, which will take place May 3 at Sevier Park and will feature several Vanderbilt teams.
May. 7, 2014—Eleven Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for their academic achievements during a celebration April 30 at the Student Life Center.
Feb. 28, 2013—Two urologic surgeons at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center are among a leading group of cancer physicians using an innovative new imaging agent and blue light system to “light up” cancerous cells inside the bladder.
Aug. 30, 2012—Racial differences exist in quality surgical care, new research from VICC finds.