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Welcome to the Center for Matrix Biology.

The Center for Matrix Biology is an interdepartmental group of basic and clinical scientists, whose research involves different aspects of biology of the extracellular matrices. The Center currently includes 44 members from 11 different departments with research interests comprising such areas as angiogenesis, biomaterials, tumor microenvironment, wound repair, diabetic complications, fibrosis, and tissue regeneration. The mission of the Center is to foster cohesive interactions among Vanderbilt University scientists in order to facilitate collaborations, promote excellence in matrix research and acquire funding support. [ learn more ]

Billy G. Hudson, Ph.D., Director
Vito Quaranta, M.D., Co-Director
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Postdoctoral positions available

Watch animations of the assembly of Type I and Type IV collagens

Special Event

A Symposium on Basement Membranes in Tissue Development and Regeneration
July 7-9, 2010
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN


To register for this meeting, please go to the following website:

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News and Events:

» CMB Seminar Series >>>>October 2011 [ 2011-11-11 ]
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» Blood cells aid tumor growth [ 2004-10-25 ]
P. Charles Lin, Ph.D., and his colleagues Li Yang, Ph.D., David P. Carbone, M.D., Ph.D., and Laura M. DeBusk were among the VUMC researchers who found a new connection between immune suppression and tumor blood vessel growth. [ read more ]

» The CMB Website Released [ 2004-10-05 ]
The website for the Center for Matrix Biology is now officially live. [ read more ]

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