News: young ambassadors

Young Ambassadors Award Discovery Grant

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s (VICC) Young Ambassadors have issued their first two Discovery Grants to promising young cancer investigators searching for novel ways to attack cancer. The Young Ambassadors is a group of young professionals who joined forces in 2009 to raise money in support of cancer discovery efforts. The group awarded the first Discovery Grant […]

Divide And Conquer

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

When the United States declared a “War on Cancer” 40 years ago, the endeavor was envisioned as a strategic battle, with doctors and researchers employing overwhelming force and lethal technology in a straightforward march to victory against a disease that claimed millions of lives. Scientists have made progress in the ensuing years, yet the enemy […]

Ambassadors Raise Cancer Research Funds

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Nearly two-dozen young professionals are harnessing their social, work and family networks to raise money for innovative cancer research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. This Young Ambassadors group has made a commitment to raise $35,000 to fund a VICC Discovery Grant, awarded to young cancer investigators who don’t yet have significant government or industry support to […]