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John Wilson and VICC Ambassadors Hank Ingram and Sydney Ball Winning pitch
John Wilson, PhD, assistant professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Vanderbilt University, received a $50,000 research grant at the 2019 Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Ambassador Breakfast.
Friday, December 6th, 2019
VICC Ambassadors 2019 Cancer Center Ambassadors surpass $1 million in grants
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Ambassadors surpassed the $1 million mark with the awarding of the group’s latest research grants.
Friday, March 15th, 2019
virus illustration RNA processing and antiviral immunity
A recent study in Nature Communications defines the in vivo substrates of RIG-I like receptors (RLRs) during an oncogenic virus infection and reveals a relationship between cellular RNA processing and an innate antiviral immune response.
Friday, December 14th, 2018
Ashley Larcinese Cancer fight personal for VICC Ambassadors chair
As this year’s chair of the VICC Ambassadors, Ashley Larcinese, is driven by her experiences to see that research is funded at VICC.
Saturday, December 1st, 2018
medical samples Liquid biopsies help reveal lung cancer mutations

Cancer investigators led by researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center have co-developed a liquid biopsy blood-based assay used to identify specific gene mutations associated with the development or relapse of small-cell lung cancer (SCLC)

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
Jonathan Irish Investigators seek new way to define cell identity
Jonathan Irish, Ph.D., and colleagues have developed a new way to describe and identify cells.
Monday, March 6th, 2017