Vanderbilt University Medical Center has launched the Flexner Discovery Lecture Series featuring the world's most eminent scientists, who will speak on the highest-impact research and policy issues in science and medicine today. 


Roel Nusse, Ph.D.

Roel Nusse, Ph.D.

  • Daniel Ludwig Professor of Cancer Research
  • Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
  • Department of Developmental Biology
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Investigator, HHMI
  • Member, National Academy of Science

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Wnt Signaling Stem Cell Control and Cancer

April 23, 2015
Sponsored by Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, CDB Distinguished Speaker

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Eric I. Knudsen, Ph.D.

  • Edward C. and Amy H. Sewall Professor, School of Medicine
  • Professor of Neurobiology
  • Stanford University
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences

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April 30, 2015
Sponsored by Vanderbilt Brain Institute

Vanderbilt Cutting-edge Discovery

Gene Environment Interactions in Cancer Etiology and Prevention

David Cortez, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Biochemistry
  • Ingram Professor of Cancer Research

Robert J. Coffey, Jr., M.D.

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Hilary A. Tindle, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Director of Tobacco Research and Treatment

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May 21, 2015
Sponsored by Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

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