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Researchers discover molecular signature for aggressive thyroid cancer

Sep. 25, 2023—A Vanderbilt study found that a molecular signature that predicts aggressive thyroid cancer could help guide treatment approaches for patients.

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Laboratory employees get an early look at new facility

Sep. 22, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center laboratory employees, their families and many others involved in the ongoing transformation of the Medical Center's laboratories had a first peek at the new 110,000-square-foot core laboratory space during a recent open house.

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VUMC postdoctoral researcher selected as HHMI Hanna Gray Fellow

Sep. 21, 2023—Vanderbilt postdoctoral researcher Martin Douglass, PhD, has been named a 2023 Hanna Gray Fellow by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

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James Crowe’s antibody research lands American Society for Microbiology Award

Sep. 13, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s James Crowe Jr., MD, has been named to receive the 2024 American Society for Microbiology Award for Applied and Biotechnological Research.

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MicroRNAs in immune cells help protect against metabolic defects in obesity: study

Sep. 5, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers have demonstrated that a cluster of microRNAs — small pieces of RNA that regulate gene expression — work in a type of immune cells called macrophages to help protect against metabolic defects in obesity.

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Cindy Lowe of Translational Pathology Shared Resource wins award from National Society of Histotechnology

Aug. 31, 2023—Cindy Lowe, research assistant in the Translational Pathology Shared Resource at VUMC, has won the National Society of Histotechnology’s Jules Elias Excellence in Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Techniques Award.

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Hogan named to American Society for Clinical Pathology ‘40 Under Forty’ list

Jul. 14, 2023—Vanderbilt's Melissa Straub Hogan, MD, has been named to the 2023 American Society for Clinical Pathology 40 Under Forty list.

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Vanderbilt mourns loss of former ‘godfather of grants’ John Hoover Hash

Jun. 28, 2023—John Hoover Hash, PhD, who as associate dean for Biomedical Sciences and director of Sponsored Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center oversaw the computerization of VUMC’s grant recording system in the 1980s, died in Nashville on June 20. He was 94.

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Rare disorder sheds light on dysbindin function

Jun. 27, 2023—A case study of a rare disorder uncovers roles for the protein dysbindin in the adaptive immune response and suggests that mutations may underlie some cases of very early onset inflammatory bowel disease.

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Byndloss selected for Burroughs Wellcome Fund infectious disease award

Jun. 7, 2023—Vanderbilt's Mariana Byndloss, DVM, PhD, is one of eight Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2023 Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease.

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute selects Vanderbilt’s Byndloss as early-career scholar

May. 9, 2023—The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has selected Mariana Byndloss, DVM, PhD, assistant professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, as one of its first Freeman Hrabowski Scholars.

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Study details RNA editing in virus-infected cancer cells

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.

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