Reporter March 27 2015

‘Docking stations’ on chromosomes new anti-cancer target

Vanderbilt University researchers have discovered a cleft in a chromosome-binding protein that may hold the key to stopping most cancers in their tracks.

Friends of Children’s Hospital dedicated to showing support

For more than 40 years, a group of dedicated volunteers known as the Friends of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has worked to turn scary hospital visits into happier memories.

ResearchMatch adds new clinical trials feature

Patients seeking to participate in clinical trials have a new option in online tools for finding studies that might offer hope for their problem or condition.

Photo: Cancer discoveries

Louis Staudt, M.D., Ph.D., director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Center for Cancer Genomics and co-chief of the NCI’s Lymphoid Malignancies Branch, spoke about new lymphoma therapies at his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

StoryCorps project on campus April 22-24

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s project with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to record and preserve voices of local community members will be on campus Wednesday, April 22 – Friday, 24.

Nominations for Vanderbilt Prize Scholar sought

Nominations for this year’s Vanderbilt Prize Scholar are now being accepted. The deadline is April 24.