inflammatory lung diseases

Gene influences allergies in asthma

A particular gene is associated with a specific type of inflammatory response in people with asthma – a finding that could suggest new therapeutic targets for treating asthma.

A path to sarcoidosis treatment

Vanderbilt investigators identify a new therapeutic target for the inflammatory lung disease sarcoidosis.

UCSF’s King to deliver annual Levi Watkins Jr. Lecture

Talmadge King Jr., M.D., chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, will deliver Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s 12th annual Levi Watkins Jr. Lecture at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 15, in 208 Light Hall.