Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center Archives
Nov. 14, 2013—John F. Brock III, chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises, his wife, Mary, and their three children have established an endowment to support an oncology fellowship at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. The Brock Family Fellowship will provide financial assistance long into the future for young physicians, postdoctoral students and medical investigators who are furthering their training in cancer research.
Oct. 31, 2013—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center leaders formally dedicated the space for the new Center for Cancer Targeted Therapies (CCTT), located in the Infusion Center on the second floor of The Vanderbilt Clinic, at a special ribbon-cutting held during last week’s fall meeting of the Cancer Center’s Board of Overseers.
Oct. 10, 2013—There are nearly 13 million cancer survivors in the United States thanks to intensive cancer research, improved treatments and cancer support programs. In celebration of cancer survivors and those patients who have passed away from the disease, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, in partnership with Gilda’s Club Nashville, will host the 2013 Cancer Survivorship Celebration.
Sep. 26, 2013—Jeffrey Sosman, M.D., professor of Medicine, Ingram Chair for Cancer Research and director of the Vanderbilt Melanoma Program, was named one of the Hottest Scientific Researchers of the last year by Thomas Reuters Science Watch.
Sep. 12, 2013—Vanderbilt investigators have combined next-generation sequencing technologies and bioinformatics analyses to screen for genome-wide genetic mutations associated with drug resistance in a series of lung cancer cell lines.
Aug. 1, 2013—Vanderbilt will add a new race event, the 2013 Nashville Undy 5000, to the list of affiliated events for the upcoming fall season.