News: Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology

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 Path for Colon Cancer Drug Discovery

Friday, November 19th, 2010

An old pinworm medicine is a new lead in the search for compounds that block a signaling pathway implicated in colon cancer. The findings, reported by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers in the November issue of Nature Chemical Biology, suggest a fresh approach for developing therapeutics that target the pathway. More than 90 percent of […]