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Reporter Aug 23 2019

A “rheostat” for cancer signals

Aug. 27, 2019—Jason MacGurn and colleagues have characterized a “rheostat” that sets WNT pathway signaling in breast cancer cells.

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Cancer susceptibility genes

Aug. 26, 2019—Gene variants associated with cancer risk appear to contribute to carcinogenesis by regulating target genes that in turn promote the generation of mutations.

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How nerves may lose their insulation

Aug. 22, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Bruce Carter and colleagues have discovered how genetic changes in the protein PMP22 may contribute to a disease of peripheral nerves.

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“Nashville Lifestyles” Women in Business issue honors Traci Nordberg, Julie Carell Stadler

Aug. 22, 2019—Nashville Lifestyles has honored 12 trailblazing women who are creating lasting legacies in each of their fields, including hospitality, health care, money management, retail management and everything in between.

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New prostate cancer treatment concept

Aug. 22, 2019—Combining immunotherapy and radiation therapy may be a powerful treatment approach for castration-resistant prostate cancer.

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Exceptional graduate students honored with Dean’s Award

Aug. 22, 2019—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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Grant strengthens breast cancer research efforts

Aug. 22, 2019—Breast cancer researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center have secured a fourth round of continuous Specialized Program of Research Excellence funding.

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Take Defining Personalized Care — Listen to Understand

Aug. 22, 2019—  by Jill Clendening Being a great listener is essential to being responsive and empathetic to others, and this month Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees are completing a new segment of a multi-year education initiative, Defining Personalized Care — Elevating Our Culture of Service, which focuses on sharpening our engaged listening skills. “Listening is one...

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Master of Genetic Counseling program debuts inaugural class

Aug. 22, 2019—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine has welcomed its first class of students seeking a Master of Genetic Counseling (MGC) degree.

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Harvest Party

Aug. 22, 2019—Families recently gathered for the annual Arrington Vineyards Harvest Party.

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New murals celebrate VUMC nurses

Aug. 22, 2019—More than 500 nurses working for Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital and Adult Clinics are represented on new murals that were recently installed in two locations.

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New CT scanner eases need for young children to stay still

Aug. 22, 2019—New CT technology at Children’s Hospital is changing the medical imaging landscape for young children and adolescents.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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