December 20, 2016

Harold (Hal) Moses, M.D., Ingram Professor of Cancer Research and director emeritus of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Read more...

New clues emerge in rare form of childhood epilepsy


Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are one step closer to understanding what causes early-onset epileptic encephalopathy, a rare form of childhood epilepsy that is difficult to treat and has poor developmental outcomes. Read more...

Vanderbilt dietitian offers guidelines to not gaining weight during the holidays


How can I enjoy holiday parties and meals with family and not gain weight? Read more...

Sarcoma: Like a wolf in sheep's clothing


A rare cancer that materializes in bone or soft connective tissue, sarcoma is a decoy disease. It can pop up in virtually any area of the body. Its symptoms vary according to the location of the tumor. It has more than 80 subtypes that can look similar under a microscope. And it can take on the characteristics of common cancers as well as benign tumors. Sarcoma is like a wolf in sheep's clothing. It frequently slips past doctors and evades treatment. Read more...