Reporter Sept 26 2014

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Optical imaging in drug therapy screens

A non-invasive imaging tool could test potential cancer therapies quickly to personalize therapy for patients.

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Seizure mutation impairs receptor

Defects in the production of certain receptors are linked to the pathogenesis of genetic epilepsies and fever-induced seizures.

Biomarker for diabetic eye disease

A person’s mitochondrial gene “signature” could predict risk for diabetic retinopathy and guide early intervention strategies.

A path to sarcoidosis treatment

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

VUMC well positioned to move forward: Balser

Elevate town hall series kicks off Sept. 30

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 30, members of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s leadership team will hold a series of 45-minute town hall presentations that all faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.

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