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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
Preds donation October 2019 Fight against childhood cancer bolstered by Predators gift
The Nashville Predators hockey team, longtime supporters of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and its programs, presented the hospital with the proceeds raised throughout the year from the team’s 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund.
Thursday, October 31st, 2019
teal ovarian cancer awareness ribbon Fashion event to help support ovarian cancer research
Vanderbilt Health physicians will be among the runway models during the 7th Annual T.J. Martell Foundation Chic Awearness on Sept.
Friday, September 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
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
Annual Pumpkin Patch helps cancer research funds grow Annual Pumpkin Patch helps cancer research funds grow
The annual Pumpkin Patch, which runs this year until Oct. 31, in Franklin, Tennessee, is a fundraising effort by the Cooper Trooper Foundation. Profits from the fundraiser support a pediatric cancer research fund and other efforts set up with Monroe Carell Jr.
Friday, October 26th, 2018
Charles Caskey Mary Kay Foundation grant to bolster immunotherapy research
Charles Caskey, Ph.D., has received a cancer research grant from The Mary Kay Foundation to study how focused ultrasound therapy could be an ideal helper for immunotherapy.
Monday, October 22nd, 2018
Predators donation 2018 Predators’ gift bolsters fight against pediatric cancer
Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne, Predators executives and executives from Tri Star Energy (Twice Daily) made their annual presentation recently of proceeds from the team’s 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Monday, October 22nd, 2018
ovarian cancer ribbon Chic Awearness event supports VUMC ovarian cancer research
The T.J. Martell Foundation’s 6th Annual Chic Awearness fundraising event that supports ovarian cancer research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) will be held Monday, Sept.
Friday, September 21st, 2018
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
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
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
ovarian cancer ribbon Chic Awearness event supports VUMC ovarian cancer research

The annual Chic Awearness fundraising event that supports ovarian cancer research at major medical centers, including Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), will be held Monday, Sept. 25, 6:30 – 8:

Sunday, September 17th, 2017
antibodies monoclonal HDAC3 role in B-cell development

Histone deacetylases (HDACs) are enzymes that modulate gene expression and have important roles in development and disease. HDAC inhibitors are active against lymphoma, and understanding the roles of specific HDACs is important for further therapeutic development. Scott Hiebert, Ph.

Monday, August 7th, 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
Wade Hayes concert Singer’s concert honors care received at Cancer Center
A cancer patient’s gratitude toward his Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) physician led to a star-studded concert to benefit the Cancer Center. Colon cancer survivor and country artist Wade Hayes was joined by six-time CMA and ACM Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert, four-time Grammy and CMA Award-winning artist Steve Wariner and Kix Brooks, CMA […]
Thursday, March 24th, 2016