Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Archives
Sep. 22, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers are studying precancerous lesions and early cancers in the colon, with the goal of developing new ways to prevent colorectal cancer, the nation’s second leading cancer killer.
Jul. 28, 2022—A Vanderbilt study found that the bacterium Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) may be a previously unrecognized contributor to colorectal cancer.
Jul. 21, 2022—by Bill Snyder Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have discovered a potential new target in the fight against colorectal cancer, the nation’s third most common malignancy and, next to lung cancer, the second leading cancer killer. This month in the journal Gastroenterology, R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD, Anna Means, PhD, and colleagues report that a...
Jun. 2, 2022—Two Vanderbilt researchers have received awards from the AGA Foundation, the charitable arm of the American Gastroenterological Association.
Jan. 5, 2022—The Cell and Developmental Biology (CDB) Spring 2022 Monday Seminar series begins Jan. 10 at 12:15 p.m. with Jennifer Bailey-Lundberg, PhD, who will present “Epithelial heterogeneity influences adenosine dependent immunosuppression in the pancreatic tumor microenvironment.” Lundberg is an assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology at the...
Dec. 14, 2021—Vanderbilt research has revealed some of the mechanisms by which polyps develop into colorectal cancer, setting the framework for improved surveillance for the cancer utilizing precision medicine.
Dec. 10, 2021—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered a nanoparticle released from cells, called a “supermere,” which contains enzymes, proteins and RNA associated with multiple cancers, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease and even COVID-19.
Aug. 11, 2021—Paige Vega, a PhD student in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at Vanderbilt University, has been selected as the 2021 Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar.