Reporter March 15 2013

New drugs a good BET for brain cancer

A novel class of drugs that target “BET” proteins may have broad utility for treating genetically diverse brain tumors.

Award winners embody caring, dedication

The latest Credo Award and Five Pillar Leader Award winners were announced at this week’s Spring Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly at Langford Auditorium.

IRF6 on the tip of tongue development

The factor IRF6 plays important roles in the development of the tongue.

Diagnostic codes identify smoking status

Diagnostic codes used for billing purposes effectively identify smokers in a general clinic population and can be used to adjust smoking status in genetic and epidemiologic studies.

FAQs: VUMC and economic repositioning

The following are answers to frequently asked questions regarding the financial pressures created by the federal budget sequester and other legislation now facing Vanderbilt University Medical Center and academic health centers across the country.

New center to focus on treating, preventing TB

Vanderbilt University has established a tuberculosis center to expand and extend efforts to improve the treatment and prevention of this often fatal disease here and around the world.

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