Feb. 26, 2004—Last year, the amount of external funding that Vanderbilt researchers received from peer-reviewed contracts and grants increased by 19 percent to reach an all-time high of $339.4 million.
Feb. 2, 2004—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers have provided the first evidence that activation of a particular cellular receptor dramatically increases the development of precancerous polyps in the intestine.
Nov. 19, 2003—The Southern Community Cohort Study (SCCS), the largest population-based health study of African-Americans ever conducted, has received a critical infusion of support from Caterpillar Inc., which has pledged $1 million to the historic initiative.
Sep. 25, 2003—Current and former smokers are needed for a study to determine if screening people with either spiral computerized tomography (CT ) or chest X-ray before they have symptoms can reduce deaths from lung cancer.
Aug. 19, 2003—From an auto manufacturing plant in Spring Hill to an agricultural center in Milan, from a rural school in Decaturville to a hospital in Jackson, more than 50 Vanderbilt faculty members, senior administrators, staff and student leaders will get a chance to experience Middle and West Tennessee Aug. 20-21. Sandwiched in between will be visits in Memphis to Elvis Presley's home, the National Civil Rights Museum, Rhodes College and the Memphis Zoo.Click here to view Daily Register article.
Aug. 7, 2003—Researchers have moved a step closer to finding a "molecular fingerprint" of an individual's cancer.
Jun. 23, 2003—Researchers are working to understand the process of how cancer cells develop the ability to migrate from their original location, settle and begin growing in another distant organ.
Jun. 12, 2003—A team of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center physician-scientists gathered with their colleagues here earlier this week to hear, discuss and present some of the latest advances in care for patients with cancer.
Jun. 4, 2003—The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is now offering a technique that uses a light-activated drug to help restore the ability to swallow in patients whose esophagus is blocked by cancer.
Apr. 2, 2003—Current and former smokers are needed for a new study to determine if screening people with either spiral computerized tomography (CT) or chest X-ray before they have symptoms can reduce deaths from lung cancer.
Mar. 12, 2003—(Sound Available) Vanderbilt professors offer comments on possible warClick the link above for tipsheet.