Wael El-Rifai

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Early drivers of gastric cancer

Using bioinformatics approaches, Vanderbilt investigators have identified gene expression networks that are deregulated in mouse and human stomach cancers.

Esophageal cancer complexities

New findings that reveal complex interactions in esophageal adenocarcinoma could lead to diagnostic, prognostic or therapeutic biomarkers.

Improving therapies for GI tumors

A signaling protein overexpressed in upper gastrointestinal cancers is an attractive therapeutic target.

Nine Vanderbilt faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science this year.

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A DARPP role in gastric cancer

Vanderbilt researchers have discovered a link between Helicobacter pylori infection, inflammation and gastric cancer that could suggest new anti-cancer therapies.

Stomach cancer cues

Vanderbilt scientists have discovered a new molecular mechanism that promotes stomach cancer development, findings that could provide new opportunities for treatment.