Medical Scientist Training Program Archives
Jul. 14, 2022—Three aspiring physician-scientists in Vanderbilt University’s Medical Scientist Training Program are among this year’s recipients of highly competitive P.E.O. Scholar Awards.
Mar. 10, 2022—Optogenetics pioneer Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD, will speak at Vanderbilt's upcoming Discovery Lecture on Thursday, March 17.
Apr. 16, 2020—The Medical Scientist Training Program has been intentional in approaching the challenges presented by COVID-19.
Jan. 7, 2019—Helen Hobbs, MD, internationally renowned for her work defining the genetic determinants of plasma lipid levels and cardiovascular risk, will kick off the 2019 Flexner Discovery Lecture series Thursday, Jan. 10.
Nov. 2, 2017—Sally Wenzel, M.D., a global expert on severe asthma, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 9.
Jun. 1, 2017—Daryl Granner, M.D., professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, emeritus, at Vanderbilt, has been recognized for outstanding achievements in diabetes research and training by the American Diabetes Association.
May. 19, 2016—Christopher Williams, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology, was recently named associate dean for Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Physician-Scientist Education and Training Program (PSTP) and director of the Medical Science Training Program (MSTP).
Mar. 17, 2016—An international research team led by scientists from Vanderbilt University Medical Center has identified a genetic variant that protects people with HIV from developing active tuberculosis. The variant is near the gene encoding the infection-fighting cytokine IL-12.
Dec. 10, 2015—Terence Dermody, M.D., director of the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) and Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, is leaving to become chair of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, physician-in-chief at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and scientific director of the Rangos Research Center.