Nov. 17, 2023—Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, MMHC, the Hugh Jackson Professor of Medicine and chair of the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), has been named director of the National Cancer Institute
Oct. 17, 2023—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center has earned a Merit Extension Award from the National Cancer Institute in recognition of more than a decade of sustained exceptional progress.
Apr. 20, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers detail the landscape of RNA editing — a form of RNA modification — in primary effusion lymphoma cells during Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection and identify an edited viral microRNA that is critical for infection.
Apr. 6, 2023—Vanderbilt's Jordan Berlin, MD, is a 2022 recipient of the National Cancer Institute Director’s Award.
Apr. 6, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers have developed a method for isolating extracellular vesicles and nanoparticles — a complex transport system involved in health and disease — which will improve biomarker discovery and the identification of therapeutic targets.
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.