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First MSTP Leadership Book Club Meeting

Dec. 19, 2019—by Lindsay Klofas (G4) The first meeting of the MSTP Leadership Book Club was held in November. We read “Dare to Lead” by Brené Brown and had a great discussion. Topics included how to lead in accordance with our values and the importance of clear feedback. Our next meeting will be in February and we...

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Meet Julie Gannon, MSTP Financial Unit and Grants Manager

Dec. 19, 2019—by Julie Gannon (MSTP LT) Back to the beginning: I grew up in Lewisburg, a small town in middle Tennessee and always believed that I was destined for city life after college. Instead, I married and moved to my husband’s hometown, Woodbury, a town even smaller than Lewisburg. While we don’t have the many conveniences...

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VUMC Alum Jerry Jaboin, MD, PhD, Meets with Students

Nov. 22, 2019—by Stephanie Dudzinski (G5) Dr. Jerry Jaboin earned his M.D./Ph.D. from Howard University/National Cancer Institute before completing his Radiation Oncology residency at Vanderbilt. He is now an Associate Professor and Executive Vice-Chair of the Department of Radiation Medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University.  Dr. Jaboin met with several MSTP students, in which we all shared...

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Women in Training Social

Nov. 22, 2019—by Camille Wang (G1) The Women in Training (WIT) committee gathered for their first event of the academic year: a fall social on November 18, 2019. WIT aims to support women in the physician-scientist training pathway, with the long term goals of increasing retention of female physician-scientists and promoting long term career success.  Both faculty...

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Shade Tree Winter Toy Drive

Nov. 22, 2019—Every year, the Shade Tree Social Work office hosts a clothing, food, and toy drive for Shade Tree patients and their families. To make this a success, MSTP students and their labs can get involved in the following ways: MSTP students can volunteer at the event, sign up here: https://forms.gle/gapaPVhiJaVSTiV6A! Students and their labs can...

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Meet the new Stahlman-Thomas faculty advisor: Mary Philip, MD, PhD

Nov. 22, 2019—by Ayesha Muhammad (G2) Mary Philip MD, PhD, during her undergraduate studies in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale, thought she could not reconcile her passion for research with her desire to care for cancer patients. After discovering the MD/PhD pathway at the University of Chicago, she followed her interest in tumor immunology and hematology/oncology...

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Faculty Spotlight

Jun. 27, 2019—Learn more about the work of these faculty members, Dr. Stokes Peebles and Dr. Jim Goldenring, who are interested in training MSTP students! Stokes Peebles, MD The focus of the Peebles lab is understanding the regulation of inflammation in the lungs, specifically centering on allergic airway inflammation and viral-mediated inflammation. Allergic airway inflammation affects 20-30%...

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Op-Ed: New Paradigms in Scientific Publishing

Oct. 26, 2016—by Matt Stier (G4) My bench is filled with stacks of lab notebooks, but only a few pages will ever see the light of day.  Find any other lab and any other scientist and it’s the same story—countless experiments performed, only a fraction of which are shared.  But is there value hidden in these pages...

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