Lawrence (Larry) Marnett

Vanderbilt mourns loss of renowned clinical pharmacologist Jackson Roberts II, MD

Jackson Roberts II, MD, an internationally known clinical pharmacologist in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine who helped define the role of lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress in human disease, died May 31 in Nashville. He was 79.

Better adenoma detection

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

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

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.

Marnett stepping down as dean of VUSM Basic Sciences

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.

Recipients of the 2019 Dean’s Award for Exceptional Achievement in Graduate Studies are (front row, from left) Margaret Axelrod, Abigail Neininger, Alejandra Romero-Morales, Sheryl Vermudez, Demond Williams, and (back row, from left) James O’Connor, Manuel Castro, Matthew Cottam, Matthew Wleklinski, Michael Doyle and Azadeh Hadadianpour.

Exceptional graduate students honored with Dean’s Award

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

Exceptional graduate students honored with Dean’s Award

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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