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Larry Marnett Archives

Waddell Walker Hancock Cancer Discovery Fund names first scholars

Feb. 16, 2024—A research endeavor that seeks to develop a new cancer immunotherapy utilizing nanobody delivery and targeted heating of tumors has received funding from the Waddell Walker Hancock Cancer Discovery Fund.

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Better adenoma detection

May. 4, 2023—Fluorescent nanoparticles clearly identified colonic adenomas — precursors to colorectal cancer — in mice, and the formulation should translate to clinical use in humans.

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine names renowned scholar Kuriyan as next dean of Basic Sciences

Jun. 29, 2022—Vanderbilt has named John Kuriyan, PhD, one of the world’s leading structural biologists, as its next dean of the School of Medicine Basic Sciences.

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Marnett stepping down as dean of VUSM Basic Sciences

Oct. 12, 2021—Lawrence Marnett, PhD, who has served as dean of Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine Basic Sciences since its creation in 2016, will step down as dean effective June 30, 2022.

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Exceptional graduate students honored with Dean’s Award

Aug. 22, 2019—Eleven graduate students entering their fourth year of training have received the Dean’s Award for Exceptional Achievement in Graduate Studies.

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Biomedical sciences journey starts from Simple Beginnings

Sep. 6, 2018—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine welcomed 112 new doctoral students on Aug. 31 during the ninth annual Simple Beginnings ceremony in a Light Hall lecture room filled with family members and other well-wishers.

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Energetic gene switch

Aug. 30, 2018—New findings link flux through glycolysis, which produces cellular energy, with transcription and gene expression via histone modification.

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New award honors research by graduate students

Aug. 23, 2018—The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine has established a new award to recognize and support outstanding graduate students who have distinguished themselves through the excellence, significance and scientific rigor of their work.

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Founders’ Celebration for Institute of Chemical Biology set for March 28

Mar. 22, 2018—The Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology (VICB) will hold a Founders’ Celebration mini-symposium on March 28 to acknowledge the contributions of its founders, Lawrence Marnett, PhD, and Ned Porter, PhD, and to celebrate 15-plus years of success as a trans-institutional scientific incubator.

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Mitochondrial mutations and disease

Feb. 22, 2018—New findings suggest that oxidative stress damages mitochondrial DNA, and they link this damage to a disease state.

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Lopez named Vanderbilt’s liaison to Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Aug. 30, 2017—Carlos F. Lopez, assistant professor of biochemistry and biomedical informatics, has been appointed as Vanderbilt University's liaison to Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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Forum highlights research achievements

Feb. 9, 2017—Communication and collaboration were major themes of the inaugural Research Enterprise Forum sponsored jointly by Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) Feb. 3 in Light Hall.

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