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Rafat receives Young Investigator Grant from Breast Cancer

[ad_1] SHARELINES TweetRafat awarded Young Investigator Grant by Breast Cancer Alliance for research into radiotherapy damage @RafatLab #microenvironment #TNBC Recent research links post-radiation inflammation to TNBC patient outcomes Marjan Rafat, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been awarded a Young Investigator Grant by the Breast Cancer Alliance. The two-year, $125,000 award will allow […]

Save the date: VU-VUMC Neuroimaging Symposium set for May 22 | Vanderbilt News

[ad_1] The Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science and the Vanderbilt Brain Institute will co-host the first joint VU-VUMC Neuroimaging Symposium on Friday, May 22, at Vanderbilt Law School. The symposium will bring together neuroimaging researchers with the goal of stimulating conversation about current work at Vanderbilt. The event will highlight two keynote lectures—from Dr. Angela Laird […]

Limited Submission Opportunity: V Foundation 2020 V Scholar Award in Adult Cancer Research | Vanderbilt News

[ad_1] This is a joint competition for VU and VUMC investigators. All investigators should follow these instructions. Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may choose up to two nominees for the V Foundation V Scholar Award program, which is open to research in all adult cancer types. The foundation especially encourages applications from minority ethnic groups […]

Immersion plan proposals due April 1; series of events planned to help | Vanderbilt News

[ad_1] The April 1 deadline to submit Immersion plan proposals is approaching for students who matriculated during the summer and fall of 2018. The offices of Immersion Resources, Residential Colleges, and Housing and Residential Experience are joining with many campus partners to help students meet this goal. Students in all phases of Immersion project planning […]

How even school lunches can become a partisan issue | Vanderbilt News

[ad_1] Even a seemingly uncontroversial topic can become politicized when the person advocating for it is a polarizing figure, finds Cindy Kam, William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Political Science and director of the Research on Individuals, Politics and Society Lab, in new research. The study, “And Why is That a Partisan Issue?” Source Cues, […]

A key to calcium signaling | VUMC Reporter

[ad_1] by Sanjay Mishra IP3 receptors (IP3Rs) are calcium channels found in all animal cells. By mediating calcium ion release, IP3Rs integrate signals from different cellular pathways and metabolic states. Not surprisingly, deregulation of IP3Rs causes many diseases. In mammals, there are three subtypes of IP3Rs, of which the type 3 receptor is found predominantly […]

French Ambassador Philippe Étienne to visit Vanderbilt Feb. 21 | Vanderbilt News

[ad_1] Philippe Étienne, French ambassador to the United States Philippe Étienne, the French ambassador to the United States, will discuss “French-American Relations in 2020” at a lunch-and-learn event open to all Vanderbilt faculty, students and staff on Friday, Feb. 21. Étienne is the first distinguished visitor to campus hosted by the new Global Fellows Program. […]

Algorithm helps improve coronary calcium detection | VUMC Reporter

[ad_1]   by Bill Snyder Dutch computer scientists and colleagues in the United States have achieved a marked improvement in the automatic detection of calcified atherosclerotic plaque in coronary arteries and thoracic aorta using computerized tomography (CT). Reporting this Feb. 11 in the journal Radiology, they demonstrated that a deep-learning algorithm for artificial intelligence-assisted calcium […]

Make your voice heard: Take the Staff Engagement Survey through Feb. 21 | Vanderbilt News

[ad_1] Vanderbilt University staff are invited to complete the 2020 Staff Engagement Survey through Friday, Feb. 21. The survey is a confidential way for university leaders to collect feedback in order to recognize what Vanderbilt is doing well and where improvements are needed. The goal of the survey is to create a stronger workplace. “I believe that […]

Researchers say this simple trick could stop the spread of misinformation on social media | Vanderbilt News

[ad_1] (Getty Images) The proliferation of false news stories is a big problem in social media, but there may be a very simple remedy, according to a new Vanderbilt University study published in Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review. Lisa Fazio (Vanderbilt University) For most people, clicking “share” happens almost involuntarily, especially when a headline triggers […]