Cancer drug discovery

VU study reveals factor’s new role in cell division, migration

Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered a new molecular mechanism that regulates microtubule dynamics. The unexpected finding, reported in Developmental Cell, has implications for cancer drug discovery.

Drug discovery clues in network map

Vanderbilt investigators have constructed a network map that could guide the development of new targeted cancer therapies.

A new way to target cancer-driver Ras

Vanderbilt researchers have discovered small molecules that turn off cancerous Ras signals in a new way.

VU study sheds new light on DNA replication

David Cortez, Ph.D., and his Vanderbilt colleagues report new findings that shed light on fundamental processes involved in DNA replication and have implications for cancer therapies that target these processes.

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