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Study merges big data and zebrafish biology to reveal mechanisms of human disease

Apr. 24, 2019—In a series of studies that volleyed between large databases and research in zebrafish, Vanderbilt investigators have discovered a link between vascular biology and eye disease.

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Targeting tumor “supply lines”

Dec. 18, 2013—A metabolic enzyme plays a crucial role in vascular development and may be a good target for cancer therapies.

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Gene interactions and cavities

Sep. 30, 2013—Vanderbilt researchers used existing genome-wide association study datasets to identify gene interactions that contribute to tooth decay.

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IRF6 on the tip of tongue development

Mar. 18, 2013—The factor IRF6 plays important roles in the development of the tongue.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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