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Eunyoung Choi Archives

Fatty acids rewire energy supply chain in stomach cancer development

Jan. 31, 2024—A study by Vanderbilt researchers has revealed how metabolic changes spurred by fatty acids contribute to the transformation of cells into abnormal versions of themselves that are the precursors to stomach cancer.

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Study validates pyrvinium as treatment to prevent stomach cancer

Oct. 5, 2023—A Vanderbilt study found that a drug that has been used for decades for intestinal pinworms, can be repurposed as a preventative treatment for stomach cancer.

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Gastric Cancer Foundation funds Eunyoung Choi research

Nov. 10, 2022—The Gastric Cancer Foundation has awarded a one-year $100,000 research grant to Eunyoung Choi, PhD, to support her efforts to find a way to disrupt the transformation of dysplastic stem cells into stomach cancer.

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Grant supports research to study gastric cancer origins

Sep. 1, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers have received $5 million in funding from a new initiative by the National Cancer Institute that aims to define how gastric and gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinomas form and evolve at the cellular level.

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Study reveals how gastric cancer forms, suggests preventive treatment

Jun. 23, 2022—Eunyoung Choi, PhD, assistant professor of Surgery, and colleagues identified for the first time that Trop2+/CD133+/CD166+ dysplastic stem cells are a key source of clonal evolution of dysplasia to multiple types of gastric cancer.

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Choi, Short receive AGA Research Foundation Awards

Jun. 2, 2022—Two Vanderbilt researchers have received awards from the AGA Foundation, the charitable arm of the American Gastroenterological Association.

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Molecular ‘switch’ may illuminate stomach disorders

May. 19, 2022—An international team that included researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center has discovered a molecular switch that induces rapid proliferation of zymogen granule-secreting chief cells in the stomach to regenerate damaged tissue.

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VUMC study sheds light on gastric cancer development

Jan. 16, 2020—VUMC researchers have created the world’s first laboratory model of precancerous changes in the lining of the stomach, a scientific tour de force that is helping to unlock the mysteries of gastric cancer development.

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Major grant to bolster research on inflammation-related cancers

Jan. 23, 2019—Cancer Research UK has awarded a 20-million-pound grant (about $25 million U.S.) to a team of international investigators, including Vanderbilt’s James Goldenring, MD, PhD, to study inflammation-related cancers.

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