School of Medicine Archives
Oct. 4, 2018—An international team led by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center sheds new light on the cause of pulmonary fibrosis and demonstrates a way to impede the disease.
Sep. 28, 2018—Biochemistry professor Richard Caprioli, director of the Mass Spectrometry Research Center, and Jeff Spraggins, research assistant professor of biochemistry, and their team will build a platform to molecularly characterize cells.
Sep. 27, 2018—A potential cancer drug aimed at enhancing the effectiveness of ionizing radiation in lung cancer patients is a step closer to development with funding support from the Small Business Innovation Research program.
Sep. 16, 2018—Nominations are now being sought by the School of Medicine for the annual Levi Watkins Jr. Faculty Award and Levi Watkins Jr. Student Awards. The school also announces details of the 17th Annual Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Lecture by Gary H. Gibbons, director of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health.
Sep. 13, 2018—Gary H. Gibbons, director of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health, will present "Shaping the Science and Health of the Future" at noon Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Light Hall, Room 208. Gibbons' talk is the 17th annual Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Lecture sponsored by the School of Medicine's Office for Diversity Affairs.
Sep. 13, 2018—Researchers led by melanoma researcher Douglas Johnson have answered questions about the incidence and timing of rare but sometimes fatal reactions to the most widely prescribed class of immunotherapies.
Sep. 12, 2018—A $25 million gift from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation will support up to 40 scholarships for military veterans pursuing graduate and professional degrees at Vanderbilt University in law, management, education, medicine and nursing.