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Briana Smith with Debra Friedman Hyundai Hope on Wheels keeps cancer research support rolling
Debra Friedman, MD, director of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, has been awarded a $100,000 Hyundai Hope on Wheels Impact Award. The grant was celebrated in a “handprint ceremony” with Hyundai representatives on June 12.
Friday, June 15th, 2018
Consuelo Wilkins Wilkins takes key role in national ‘All of Us’ precision medicine effort
Consuelo Wilkins, MD, MSCI, has been appointed director of a new Engagement Core to support the design, implementation and governance of the national All of Us Research Program, an ambitious effort led by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to accelerate the prevention and treatment of illness through precision medicine.
Monday, April 30th, 2018
Funding Opportunity – American Cancer Society-Institutional Research Grant (IRG)
Applications are being solicited for support by the American Cancer Society‐Institutional Research Grant (IRG). These funds are designed to provide seed money to support junior faculty members with an interest in cancer research who do not have external grant support. Deadline:
Friday, April 20th, 2018
Ingrid Mayer VICC breast cancer leaders named Komen Scholars
Ingrid Mayer, MD, MSCI, Ingram Professor of Cancer Research and leader of the Breast Cancer Research Program, has been named a Komen Scholar for her leadership in breast cancer research. She is joined by Wayne Dornan, PhD, a patient research advocate at VICC, who will serve on the Advocates in Science Steering Committee for Susan G. Komen.
Friday, April 13th, 2018
BlackHawk donation Entertainers’ support strengthens VICC melanoma research efforts

Henry Paul and Dave Robbins, members of country music group BlackHawk, as well as southern rock band The Outlaws, recently donated $40,000 to Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) in support of melanoma research.

Friday, April 13th, 2018
V icon VICC to host neurofibromatosis event April 21
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) will host a special event for patients and families affected by neurofibromatosis (NF), a genetic disorder that can cause tumors in the nervous system. The Neurofibromatosis Patient and Family Symposium will be held Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m.
Thursday, April 5th, 2018