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Nominations for Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar now open for female graduate students in biomedical sciences

Jul. 2, 2018—Nominations for the Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar are now open for female graduate students in the biomedical sciences. The deadline is Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at 5 p.m. 

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Maquat named to receive Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science

Nov. 28, 2017—Lynne Maquat, PhD, whose work has significantly advanced the understanding of human gene expression, is the recipient of the 2017 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, officials at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) announced today.

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Vanderbilt Prize winner Fuchs explores skin’s many wonders

Apr. 6, 2017—Skin is a marvelous organ that protects the body, senses the external world and even expresses emotion. In the hands of Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., recipient of the 2016 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, skin also lies squarely in the intersection of normal growth, wound repair and cancer.

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Vanderbilt Prize winner Fuchs set for next Discovery Lecture

Mar. 23, 2017—Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., recipient of the 2016 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science and a pioneer in the field of reverse genetics, will deliver her Vanderbilt Prize lecture as part of the Flexner Discovery Lecture series on Thursday, March 30.

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Nominations sought for Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science

Jan. 12, 2017—Nominations for the 2017 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science are now being accepted. The deadline is March 31.

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Rockefeller University’s Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., named 2016 recipient of the Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science

Nov. 28, 2016—Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., whose innovative use of reverse genetics has helped redefine the study of skin diseases and cancer stem cells, is the recipient of the 2016 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, officials at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) announced today.

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Vanderbilt Prize lecture details ‘Goldilocks Principle’

Apr. 28, 2016—When it comes to the brain, levels of molecules involved in neuronal signaling must be “just right,” or things can go terribly wrong.

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Zoghbi to explore Rett Syndrome at upcoming Vanderbilt Prize Lecture

Apr. 14, 2016—Huda Zoghbi, M.D., recipient of the 2015 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, will deliver her Vanderbilt Prize Lecture on Thursday, April 21.

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Nominations sought for this year’s Vanderbilt Prize Scholar

Dec. 17, 2015—Nominations for this year’s Vanderbilt Prize Scholar are now being accepted. The deadline is Feb. 8, 2016.

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Zoghbi named to receive Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science

Dec. 9, 2015—Huda Zoghbi, M.D., a physician-scientist known internationally for her extraordinary range of discoveries in neurology and neuroscience, is the recipient of the 2015 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, Vanderbilt University officials announced today.

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Vanderbilt Prize winner Lindquist reviews research

Dec. 3, 2015—What do the lowly yeast and human stem cells have in common?

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Vanderbilt Prize winner Lindquist set for Discovery Lecture

Nov. 12, 2015—Susan Lindquist, Ph.D., recipient of the 2014 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, will deliver her Vanderbilt Prize Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 19.

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