News: Hal Moses

Vanderbilt Mourns Loss of Frances Williams Preston

Friday, June 15th, 2012

Frances Williams Preston, one of the most successful female music executives in the history of the entertainment industry, and a member of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Board of Overseers, died from congestive heart failure at her home in Nashville, surrounded by her family, Wednesday, June 13. She was 83. Mrs. Preston spent most of her […]

Personalized Cancer Care Highlighted

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

A recent explosion in technological advances has created a new field known as translational “omics” that allows the measurement of molecules within a tissue or cell — genomics investigates DNA and proteomics examines proteins. These new omics-based tests may be used to guide patient therapy in the future. Such omics-based tests are much more complex […]

VUSM to Host IOM Meeting

Friday, April 20th, 2012

The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (IOM), in conjunction with Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, will hold a regional meeting Monday, April 23, 4–6 p.m. in 208 Light Hall. The presentation, “Potential and Pitfalls of Gene and Omics-Based Treatment for Cancer,” will highlight recent advances in cancer research based on gene sequencing, along […]

Family Day to Benefit T.J. Martell Foundation

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Fans of “American Idol” runner-up Lauren Alaina will have a chance to watch her perform and have their picture taken with the Mercury Nashville recording artist during the upcoming Family Day indoor entertainment event benefiting the T.J. Martell Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. In addition to the performance by […]

Matrisian Accepts Role with Cancer Group

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Lynn Matrisian, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Cancer Biology and Ingram Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research, will leave her Vanderbilt post at the end of the year to accept the newly-created position as vice president of Research and Medical Affairs at the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, based in Manhattan Beach, Calif. Harold […]

‘Family Day’ to Benefit Martell Foundation

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Television actress and singer Jennette McCurdy will be the headline performer at an indoor family fun event benefiting the T.J. Martell Foundation, a nonprofit which supports cancer research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC). McCurdy, star of Nickelodeon’s “iCarly” series and an artist with Capitol Records Nashville, will appear at the Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin Robbins […]