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Six Vanderbilt faculty elected as 2020 fellows of the AAAS
Dec. 3, 2020—Six Vanderbilt University faculty members have been elected 2020 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.
A step toward gastric cancer
Oct. 3, 2019—New research findings provide insight into the detrimental events that develop in response to H. pylori infection.
Receptor’s role in stopping H. pylori
Apr. 25, 2019—The immune receptor NOD1 may be a prime target for preventing or treating H. pylori infections — the most significant risk factor for stomach cancer, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.
Peek named to serve on NIDDK Advisory Council
Mar. 15, 2018—Richard Peek, MD, director of the Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Research Center (VDDRC) and chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, has been appointed to serve on the advisory council of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).
Digestive Disease Research Center lands major grant
Jan. 19, 2017—The Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Research Center (VDDRC) celebrates its 15th anniversary this year with a third consecutive five-year renewal of its federal research grant.
‘Young Scientist’ showcases high schoolers’ research at Vanderbilt
Jun. 2, 2016—High school students performing advanced research at Vanderbilt have the opportunity to share their findings with the scientific community through a journal of their own.
Peek named editor-in-chief of leading gastroenterology journal
May. 7, 2015—Richard Peek, M.D., director of the Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Research Center, has been appointed to a five-year term as editor-in-chief of the medical journal Gastroenterology beginning July 2016.
Five elected to Association of American Physicians
May. 2, 2013—Five Vanderbilt University faculty members have been elected to membership in the Association of American Physicians (AAP), one of the nation’s most respected medical honor societies. They are E. Wesley Ely, M.D., James Goldenring, M.D., Ph.D., Marie Griffin, M.D., MPH, Mark Magnuson, M.D., and Richard Peek, M.D. They were formally inducted April 27 with 59...
Digestive disease research bolstered by grant renewal
Jan. 20, 2012—The Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Research Center celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with a second five-year renewal of its federal research grant.