Alexander Bick Archives
Researchers clarify role of blood cell mutations in disease
Feb. 2, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers have developed a new method to analyze mutations in blood stem cells that can trigger explosive, clonal expansions of abnormal cells.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative grant supports single-cell study of rare inherited disease
Jan. 12, 2023—A multidisciplinary team led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigator Alexander Bick, MD, PhD, has been awarded a $2 million, four-year grant to study inflammation at the single-cell level in the rare disease RUNX1-FPD.
Translational Research Forum highlights range of studies
Oct. 27, 2022—The 2022 Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum exemplified the range of studies conducted at Vanderbilt University Medical Center that are translating scientific discovery into clinical practice.
Three Vanderbilt biomedical researchers named 2022 Pew Scholars
Jun. 15, 2022—Mariana Byndloss, DVM, PhD, and William Wan, PhD, have been named 2022 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences and Alexander Bick, MD, PhD, was selected to join the 2022 class of Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research.
Gene variants increase risk of kidney failure in veterans of African ancestry with COVID-19: study
Feb. 10, 2022—Gene variants increased the risk of acute kidney injury and death in veterans of African ancestry who were hospitalized with COVID-19, possibly explaining some health disparities associated with COVID-19.
Five land ASCI Young Physician-Scientist Awards
Apr. 14, 2021—Five Vanderbilt University Medical Center faculty members have received Young Physician-Scientist Awards from the American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI), an elite honor society of physician-scientists.
Bick selected as first VUMC Discovery Scholar in Health and Medicine
Jan. 14, 2021—Alexander Bick, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Genetic Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been selected as the first VUMC Discovery Scholar in Health and Medicine.
Bick receives NIH Director’s Early Independence Award
Oct. 6, 2020—Alexander Bick, MD, PhD, a new faculty member in the Division of Genetic Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has received a 2020 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s Early Independence Award.
Bick receives Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Medical Scientists
Sep. 3, 2020—Alexander Bick, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Genetic Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, is a recipient of the 2020 Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) Career Award for Medical Scientists.