News: Lawrence Marnett

My Health Chat: Cancer Drug Discovery

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

The April program for My Health Chat will be the promising world of cancer drug discovery. Panelists will be Lawrence Marnett, Ph.D., director of the Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology, and Stephen Fesik, Ph.D., director of drug discovery at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. They will be discussing and taking questions about how information about the genetic […]

Marnett’s Research Lauded

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Lawrence Marnett, Ph.D., University Professor and director of the Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology, is the first recipient of the George and Christine Sosnovsky Award for Cancer Research from the American Chemical Society. The award recognizes “outstanding achievements in the elucidation of the chemical and biochemical pathways underlying human cancers, leading to the discovery and […]

New Views of Inflammation, Cancer

Friday, October 21st, 2011

The enzyme COX-2 – normally expressed at low levels – increases at sites of inflammation and in pre-malignant and malignant tumors, making it an attractive target for molecular imaging to diagnose and treat cancer. Jashim Uddin, Ph.D., Lawrence Marnett, Ph.D., and colleagues are developing novel imaging agents that selectively bind to COX-2. In work featured […]