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Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center receives funding for novel breast cancer and obesity studies

A team of researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center has been awarded $1.5 million from the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, to help fund two studies targeting women at high risk for developing breast cancer and look for molecular markers in the blood that could indicate increased risk for the disease. ...... The research will also investigate disparities in modifiable risk factors fo...

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center studies effects of cancer treatment among children of survivors

Can the high doses of chemotherapy and radiation that young cancer patients receive cause inherited health problems for their children? Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center member, John Boice, Sc.D., and an international team of colleagues have just been awarded a $4 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to try to find out....... Boice is trying to determine what the level of risk might be...

Researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center uncover clue to explain invasive brain tumors

Researchers at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center have uncovered a clue to explain the invasive nature of an aggressive kind of brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme, or gliomas, and their findings are published in this week's online edition of the journal Oncogene. ... ...Reid Thompson, M.D., director of Neurosurgical Oncology, and his colleague, Moneeb Ehtesham, M.D., assistant professor...

Runyon award goes to third Vanderbilt-Ingram scientist since 2002

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation has awarded its major clinical investigator award to a Vanderbilt physician-scientist for the third time since 2002. ...... Christine Chung, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, is the second investigator mentored by David P. Carbone, M.D., Ph.D., to receive the Damon Runyon Research Foundation/Lilly Clinical Inv...

Vanderbilt-Ingram scientists release findings at DoD 'Era of Hope' Breast Cancer Meeting

PHILADELPHIA, PENN. (June 10, 2005) -- More than 15 Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers are presenting their study findings at the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Breast Cancer Research Program's "Era of Hope" meeting in Philadelphia, Penn.... The conference June 9-11 brings together scientists, physicians, military representatives and breast cancer survivors to present and discuss the l...

Autism media fellowship available at Vanderbilt University

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Journalists are encouraged to apply to attend a media fellowship, "Autism: Rates, Causes and Treatment," hosted by Vanderbilt University in conjunction with the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education April 10-13 in Nashville, Tenn. At this fellowship, journalists will have an opportunity to meet with leading autism researchers and affected families to learn about...

Media fellowship on autism available at Vanderbilt University

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Vanderbilt University encourages active journalists to apply to attend its Council for the Advancement and Support of Education media fellowship, "Autism: Rates, Causes and Treatment," April 10-13, 2005, in Nashville, Tenn....... Autism diagnoses are growing at the alarming rate of 10 to 17 percent per year, according to the U.S. Department of Education and other federal agencie...
(Date:10/30/2014)... developed a suite of technologies that can be used ... applications in everything from search and rescue to service ... platform for computer-mediated communication between humans and dogs that ... behavioral signals and sending them clear and unambiguous cues ... of computer science at NC State and co-lead author ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... In the largest study of its kind to date, ... genes that heighten the risk for autism. Joseph Buxbaum, ... York City, Mark Daly, Ph.D., Broad Institute of Harvard ... DNA samples from affected children, parents and unrelated people. ... to contribute to the risk for autism spectrum disorder ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... number of chemicals from household and industrial products are ... bodies. But for most of them, scientists have yet ... taken the first step toward doing that by estimating ... new method is published in the ACS journal ... and colleagues note that the risks to human health ...
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