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Team Vanderbilt Events

​Upcoming Events

Gilda’s Gang 2015
A 12-week training program in preparation for the County Music ½ Marathon April 25th.

American Lung Association
May 16, Public Square Park, time TBD

PurpleStride 5K Run & Family-Friendly Walk
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
May 30, Public Square Park, time TBD

Visit the Team Vanderbilt page for more information about all VUMC-related runs and walks.

Support Groups

Caring For The Caregiver
WHO: Open to families of cancer patients with all types of cancers
WHEN: Every Friday, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
WHERE: The Vanderbilt Clinic, Conference Room 2701 (across the hall from the Stem Cell Transplant Clinic
CONTACT: For more information, call: Linda Hudson (615) 343-6546 or Kelly Owens (615) 322-4887

Cancer Center Events

Upcoming Seminars and Lectures

Monday, April 13

STCP Research Program Mini-Retreat
"New Directions in Quantitative Cell Biology"
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
898-J Preston Research Building
4/13/15, 12 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sponsor: VICC/STCP Research Program

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Bedside Matters Forum
"Emotional Vampires:  Patients Who Suck the Emotional Life From Staff, A Lesson in Compassion Fatigue"
Presenters:  Dr. Sheryl Fleisch, Dr. Amanda Wilson, Larry Prisco, LCSW & Amanda Brown, LCSW, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
202 Light Hall
4/15/15, 12 p.m.
Sponsor: VICC/STCP Research Program

Thursday, April 16, 2015

"Genetic Analyses of Human and Virus DNA in Relation to Risk of Lung and Liver Cancer Risk"
Zhibin Hu, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Epidemiology, Associate Dean, School of Public Health, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China
2525 West End Avenue
4/16/15, 10 a.m.
Sponsor: Special Epidemiology Seminar

"DNMT3A in normal and malignant hematopoiesis"
Margaret A. Goodell, Ph.D.
Professor, Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology, Center for Cell and Gene Therapy; Director, StaR Center, Vivian L. Smith Chair of Regenerative Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
898-J Preston Research Building
4/16/15, 12 p.m. 
Sponsor: Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Seminar

Friday, April 17, 2015

"Incorporating partially validated data into analyses of error-prone datasets to improve estimation"
Bryan Shepherd, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
898-J Preston Research Building
4/17/15, 12 p.m.
Sponsor: CQS Workshop Series


Thursday, April 23, 2015

Flexner Discovery Lecture Series
"Wnt signaling Stem Cell Control and Cancer"
Roel Nusse, Ph.D., Daniel Ludwig Professor of Cancer Research, Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine; Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine
208 Light Hall 
4/23/15, 4 p.m. 
Sponsor: Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

"Targeting Oncogenes in Lung Cancer"
Gregory J. Riely, M.D., Ph.D., Vice Chair, Clinical Trials Office, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
898-J Preston Research Building
4/29/15, 12:00pm
Sponsor: VICC Center for Cancer Targeted Therapies-ViPSeminar Series (Hosted by Dr. Carlos Arteaga)

Thursday, April 30, 2015

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Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Retreat
“The New Age of Tumor Immunology in Precision Medicine”
Vanderbilt University – Student Life Center
4/30/15, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sponsor: Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Friday, May 1, 2015

Personalized Medicine Day
Keynote speaker: George Church, Harvard University
Vanderbilt Speakers: Sunil Kripalani, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine; Christine Lovly, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine; Nancy Cox, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Student Life Center
5/1/15, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sponsor: Personalized Medicine Seminar Series
Call for abstracts- Submissions are accepted until 4/20/15
For more information, including how to submit abstracts and register for this event, please go to the following website:

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Epithelial Biology Center 2015 Symposium
Keynote Speaker: Marino Zerial, Max Planck Director, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden
VUMC Speakers: Lauren Jackson, Todd Graham, Anne Kenworthy, Dylan Burnette, Jason MacGurn, John York
Location: 208 Light Hall/North Lobby (Poster Session)
Date/Time: 5/12/15, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sponsor: Epithelial Biology
Director: Robert J. Coffey, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Cell & Developmental Biology, John B. Wallace Professor of Medicine, Ingram Professor of Research
Co-Director: James R. Goldenring, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Surgery and Cell & Developmental Biology, Paul W. Sanger Professor of Surgery

"Frontiers of Biomedical Imaging Science V"
Vanderbilt Student Life Center
5/12/15 – 5/15/15
Sponsor: Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS)