Through the Eyes
Our Through the Eyes video series allows you to learn more about our department and how we work, and, just as important, who we are as people.
John McPherson, MD, Vice Chair for Education, Director, Residency Program
Katie D. White MD, PhD
Science and service aren’t mutually exclusive concepts to Katie White — they’re mutually reinforcing.
Ways To Give
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Two early-career physician-scientists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are among 18 recipients of 2018 Clinical Scientist Development Awards announced July 31 by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
Recent studies have discovered a role for the transporter protein xCT in the survival of different cancer cell types including breast, glioma and lymphoma. Smoking induces xCT expression in oral cancer cells, suggesting that this protein may also support lung tumor survival and progression.