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Mahadevan-Jansen elected chair of Gordon Research Conference

Aug. 22, 2014—Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected chair of the Gordon Research Conference in Lasers in Medicine and Biology.

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Landers, Fuchs win awards at Fall Faculty Assembly

Aug. 22, 2014—An international expert on slavery and emancipation during the 18th and 19th centuries was awarded the prestigious Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research during Vanderbilt University’s Fall Faculty Assembly.

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Research Staff Awards nominations sought

Aug. 21, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accepting nominations for the 2014 Research Staff Awards in the following categories:

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Conn lands Javits Neuroscience Investigator award

Aug. 7, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s P. Jeffrey Conn, Ph.D., has won a Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for discoveries that could lead to new treatments for anxiety, schizophrenia and other brain disorders.

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Doris Duke awards enhance clinical research training

Jul. 31, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s Cyndya Shibao, M.D., MSCI, has received a Clinical Scientist Development Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

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Grant bolsters biomedical ethics efforts in Mozambique

Jul. 31, 2014—Vanderbilt University researchers have received a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to strengthen research ethics capacity in Mozambique.

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VICC investigators land Komen breast cancer research grants

Jul. 31, 2014—Two Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators have received multi-year breast cancer research grants from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Breast Cancer Foundation.

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Team effort boosts study of tachycardia syndrome

Jul. 24, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s Satish Raj, M.D., MSCI, was very busy — and very visible — at the Dysautonomia International Conference in Washington, D.C., earlier this month.

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Lovly’s research bolstered by lung cancer foundation

Jul. 17, 2014—The LUNGevity Foundation has awarded a 2014 Career Development Award for Translational Research to Christine Lovly, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology.

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VICC’s Abramson lands breast cancer clinical research award

Jul. 17, 2014—Vandana Abramson, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine and a breast cancer specialist at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, has received the Advanced Clinical Research Award in Breast Cancer from the Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF).

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Rousseau appointed to NIH study group

Jun. 26, 2014—Vanderbilt researcher Bernard Rousseau, Ph.D., is being appointed to the Motor Function, Speech and Rehabilitation Study Section at the Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, for the term beginning July 1 and ending June 30, 2020.

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Aliyu receives alumnus award from UAB

Jun. 26, 2014—Muktar Aliyu, M.D., MPH, Dr.P.H., associate director for Research at the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, is the recipient of the 2014 Alumnus Award for Scientific Excellence from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health.

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