Reporter Oct 19 2012

Bid protein guards blood cells against stress

A protein normally known to promote cell death found to encourage survival of blood forming cells.

Stomach bug alters tumor suppressor

The stomach bug Helicobacter pylori increases forms of a protein that promote tumor development, perhaps explaining how it elevates risk for gastric cancer.

More gene links to breast cancer risk

Two newly identified gene variants linked to breast cancer may aid in predicting disease risk and targeting screening and prevention strategies.

Nobel in Chemistry reveals VU ties that bind

Several Vanderbilt researchers have collaborated with this year’s Nobel Chemistry winners.

VUSM student lauded for Mobile Market

boy with book

Dollar General gift aids youth literacy clinic

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