Feb. 6, 2020—Stanley Cohen, a legendary Vanderbilt University biochemist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for the discovery of epidermal growth factor and its receptor, died on Feb. 5 at the age of 97.
Oct. 13, 2017—A new exhibit on display at the Wond'ry honors the discoveries of Vanderbilt's Nobel laureates by translating them into beautiful works of art.
Feb. 28, 2017—The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is now soliciting applications for research awards from the Stanley Cohen Innovation Fund.
Oct. 26, 2016—Read about the latest faculty awards and achievements.
Aug. 25, 2016—When Tom Daniel, M.D., joined the Vanderbilt University faculty in December 1986, Stanley Cohen, Ph.D., had just been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of epidermal growth factor (EGF).
Feb. 23, 2016—Ray Stevens, the Provost Professor of Chemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Southern California, presents the inaugural Stanley Cohen Lecture Friday, March 4.
Aug. 29, 2013—We remember the footsteps of those who have left their mark on our country and world. Choose your own path and watch the 2013 Vanderbilt institutional spot.
Jun. 6, 2013—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center led by a 32-year-old postdoctoral fellow have discovered a new mechanism for the development of cancer that is challenging conventional scientific wisdom.
Oct. 18, 2012—Several Vanderbilt researchers have collaborated with this year's Nobel Chemistry winners.
Jan. 1, 2012—Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Russian Jewish emigrants in 1922, Stanley Cohen attended Brooklyn College, where he majored in biology and chemistry. After graduation, he worked as a bacteriologist at a milk processing plant to earn money before seeking a master’s degree in zoology at Oberlin College, then a Ph.D. in biochemistry at the University...
Dec. 9, 2011—Twenty-five years after he received the Nobel Prize, Stanley Cohen’s discovery of epidermal growth factor continues to transform medicine.