Lawrence Marnett Archives
Vanderbilt community invited to Strategic Plan town halls April 6, 7 and 16
Mar. 24, 2015—Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in town hall meetings to learn more about progress and provide input on key initiatives of the Academic Strategic Plan.
Inaugural Chancellor Faculty Fellows named
Feb. 12, 2015—Fifteen faculty members hailing from a diverse cross section of disciplines have been selected as the first cohort of the Chancellor's Faculty Fellows program.
Lindquist named to receive Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science
Dec. 2, 2014—Susan Lindquist, Ph.D., a pioneer in the field of protein folding at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is the recipient of the 2014 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, Vanderbilt University officials announced this week.
Landers, Fuchs win awards at Fall Faculty Assembly
Aug. 22, 2014—An international expert on slavery and emancipation during the 18th and 19th centuries was awarded the prestigious Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research during Vanderbilt University’s Fall Faculty Assembly.
Marnett named to lead VUMC Research
May. 29, 2014—Lawrence J. “Larry” Marnett, Ph.D., the Mary Geddes Stahlman Professor of Cancer Research and University Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry, has been named Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s next associate vice chancellor for Research and senior associate dean for Biomedical Sciences, effective Sept. 1.
VICC receives $100,000 ovarian cancer research grant
Jan. 21, 2014—The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and The V Foundation for Cancer Research, has awarded a $100,000 ovarian cancer research grant to the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.
Vanderbilt scientists discover potential new way to treat anxiety
Aug. 5, 2013—Chemically modified inhibitors of the COX-2 enzyme relieve anxiety behaviors in mice by activating natural “endocannabinoids” without gastrointestinal side effects, Vanderbilt University scientists will report next week.
Next My Health Chat to explore cancer drug discovery
Mar. 19, 2012—The April program for My Health Chat will be the promising world of cancer drug discovery. Panelists will be Lawrence Marnett, director of the Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology, and Stephen Fesik, director of drug discovery at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. They will discuss and take questions regarding how information about the genetic drivers of cancer...