Reporter Sept 18 2020

New predictors of prostate cancer risk

An international group of researchers including Vanderbilt epidemiologists has identified new DNA methylation biomarkers associated with prostate cancer risk.

Lab manager Rachel Nargi prepares a B-cell culture during the recent “sprint” to develop an antibody-based treatment for Zika virus infection.

Nominations sought for Research Staff Awards

Nominations are being accepted for the 2020 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Research Staff Awards.

Former Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery leader Bender mourned

Harvey W. Bender, MD, professor of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Emeritus, died Sept. 12. He was 86.

Study shows eating at restaurants may increase COVID-19 risk

Eating at dine-in restaurants appears to increase the risk of becoming sick with COVID-19, according to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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