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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Leader in Vanderbilt drug discovery efforts, Craig Lindsley named interim editor-in-chief of ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science

Jun. 12, 2020—Craig Lindsley, William K. Warren, Jr. Chair in Medicine and university professor of biochemistry, chemistry and pharmacology, has been named interim editor-in-chief of the journal "ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science."

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New research reveals environmental pollutant in drinking water is more dangerous than previously understood

May. 26, 2020—Nancy Carrasco has found that the environmental pollutant perchlorate, found in drinking water in 49 states, is more dangerous than we knew.

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Duc Pham, MD’98: From Vietnam to Vanderbilt

Feb. 17, 2020—Duc Pham often speaks about how lucky he has been, despite a difficult childhood during the Vietnam War after which his father, a police captain in South Vietnam, was sentenced without trial by the North Vietnamese to seven and a half years of hard labor in a prison camp. “When my dad was released from...

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Dr. John Oates: Iconic leader, physician, scientist

Nov. 7, 2019—Dr. John Oates, an internationally known physician at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and a founder of the discipline of clinical pharmacology, died July 30 in Nashville after a short illness. He was 87. The Thomas F. Frist Sr. Professor of Medicine, he founded the Division of Clinical Pharmacology at Vanderbilt in 1963 as a...

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Dr. W. Bedford Waters, BA’70, MD’74, Barrier Breaker

Aug. 20, 2019—Dr. W. Bedford Waters, president of the Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Association and the second African American to graduate from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, died May 25. He was 71. Waters completed his internship and one-year residency in general surgery at the University of California, San Diego. He became the chief resident in urology at...

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