Jeffrey Rathmell Archives
Study identifies potential new approach for treating lupus
Jan. 13, 2023—A Vanderbilt study found that targeting iron metabolism in immune system cells may offer a new approach for treating systemic lupus erythematosus — the most common form of the chronic autoimmune disease lupus.
Several from VUMC among most highly cited researchers
Nov. 17, 2022—Nine current faculty members of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine have made this year’s list of scientists whose papers have been cited most frequently by other researchers.
Vanderbilt team tracks cellular and antibody responses to COVID-19 vaccine
Jul. 20, 2022—In a technical tour de force, a collaborative team of Vanderbilt researchers has characterized the antigen-specific immune response to the Pfizer SARS-CoV-2 RNA vaccine.
Faculty awards honor teaching, clinical, research excellence
May. 5, 2022—The 2022 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Academic Enterprise Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Extraordinary Performance of Clinical Service, and Outstanding Contributions to Research were presented April 29 during the annual spring faculty meeting.
CRISPR screen identifies new anti-inflammatory drug target
Nov. 11, 2021—A novel CRISPR screen developed by Vanderbilt researchers identified a promising new target for anti-inflammatory therapeutics.
VICC researchers featured at AACR Annual Meeting
Apr. 8, 2021—Researchers from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center will have a robust presence during the first session of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting, April 10-15, as presenters, panelists and authors.
Study revises understanding of cancer metabolism
Apr. 7, 2021—Tumors consume glucose at high rates, but a team of Vanderbilt researchers has discovered that cancer cells themselves are not the culprit, upending models of cancer metabolism that have been developed and refined over the last 100 years.
Rathmell lands award from Lupus Research Alliance
Oct. 31, 2019—Jeffrey Rathmell, PhD, is a 2019 recipient of the Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Award in Lupus and Autoimmunity.
Center for Immunobiology grows, bolsters program
Jul. 18, 2019—The Vanderbilt Center for Immunobiology has relaunched its mission with a greater focus on human immunology, an endeavor supported by additional researchers, more funding support and designation as a Center of Excellence.
Team’s findings show glutamine metabolism affects T cell signaling
Nov. 1, 2018—The cellular nutrient glutamine launches a metabolic signaling pathway that promotes the function of some immune system T cells and suppresses others, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.
Grant bolsters kidney cancer immunotherapy research
May. 10, 2018—W. Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, Cornelius Abernathy Craig Professor of Medicine and director of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), has received a grant to research the role of immunosuppression in the tumor microenvironment for kidney cancer.
Links between immune cells and metabolism explored
Nov. 10, 2016—At the intersection of immunology and metabolism is a burgeoning new field: immunometabolism. It’s an area where Vanderbilt has exceptional strengths, said Jeffrey Rathmell, Ph.D., Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Immunobiology.