Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Cathy Eng, MD

Cathy Eng to participate in April 15 congressional briefing

Cathy Eng, MD, will participate in a congressional briefing on April 15 focused on “Addressing Representation in Clinical Trials.”

Chris Williams, MD, PhD

Chris Williams named VICC director for Research Education

Chris Williams, MD, PhD, associate dean for Physician-Scientist Education and Training at Vanderbilt University, has been named to lead Research Education at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD

Karen Winkfield named VICC director for Community Outreach and Engagement

Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD, Ingram Professor of Cancer Research, has been named associate director for Community Outreach and Engagement at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

Eunyoung Choi, PhD

Eunyoung Choi’s gastric cancer research merits AACR-Debbie’s Dream funding

Ongoing research by Eunyoung Choi, PhD, into how cells transform into abnormal versions of themselves that are the precursors to stomach cancer has received support from the American Association for Cancer Research.

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Excess salt linked to heart disease deaths in low-income group: study

Excessive consumption of dietary sodium likely was responsible for up to 30% of cardiovascular disease-related deaths among mostly low-income participants in a large cohort study conducted by Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Study identifies molecule as potential target for treating AML

While immune checkpoint inhibitors that target the PD-1 molecule on T-cells have proven to be effective with many cancers, these immunotherapies have not worked for acute myeloid leukemia (AML), but new research has identified a “cousin” molecule as a potential therapeutic target for AML. 

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