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Meharry-Vanderbilt-TSU Cancer Partnership

Founded in 2001 by funding from the National Cancer Institute, Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center launched the MMC-VICC Cancer Partnership. The program expanded in 2011 to include Tennessee State University, creating the current Meharry-Vanderbilt-TSU Cancer Partnership. The program balances focus on population science, basic research, and clinical research to strengthen and expand cancer research.

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For more information about the Meharry-Vanderbilt-TSU Cancer Partnership, visit their website below.

Meharry-Vanderbilt-TSU Cancer Partnership Team

Samuel Evans Adunyah, PhD

Chair, Dept. of Biochemistry and Cancer Biology & Professor
School of Medicine

(615) 327-6446
sadunyah@mmc.edu

Duane Smoot, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF

Meharry Sub-Contract PI
School of Medicine

(615) 327-6914
dsmoot@mmc.edu

Meharry-Vanderbilt-TSU Cancer Partnership Publications

Cocaine Induced Biliary Tree Obstruction in a Middle-Aged Male.
Karlbuto Alexandre, Oyindayo Hassan, James Hebden, John M Barnwell

A Preconception Paternal Fish Oil Diet Prevents Toxicant-Driven New Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in Neonatal Mice.
Jelonia T Rumph, Kayla J Rayford, Victoria R Stephens, Sharareh Ameli, Pius N Nde, Kevin G Osteen, Kaylon L Bruner-Tran

ABCA7, a Genetic Risk Factor Associated with Alzheimer's Disease Risk in African Americans.
Kaitlyn E Stepler, Taneisha R Gillyard, Calla B Reed, Tyra M Avery, Jamaine S Davis, RenĂ£ A S Robinson

A Rare Germline HOXB13 Variant Contributes to Risk of Prostate Cancer in Men of African Ancestry.
Burcu F Darst, Raymond Hughley, Aaron Pfennig, Ujani Hazra, Caoqi Fan, Peggy Wan, Xin Sheng, Lucy Xia, Caroline Andrews, Fei Chen, Sonja I Berndt, Zsofia Kote-Jarai, Koveela Govindasami, Jeannette T Bensen, Sue A Ingles, Benjamin A Rybicki, Barbara Nemesure, Esther M John, Jay H Fowke, Chad D Huff, Sara S Strom, William B Isaacs, Jong Y Park, Wei Zheng, Elaine A Ostrander, Patrick C Walsh, John Carpten, Thomas A Sellers, Kosj Yamoah, Adam B Murphy, Maureen Sanderson, Dana C Crawford, Susan M Gapstur, William S Bush, Melinda C Aldrich, Olivier Cussenot, Gyorgy Petrovics, Jennifer Cullen, Christine Neslund-Dudas, Rick A Kittles, Jianfeng Xu, Mariana C Stern, Anand P Chokkalingam, Luc Multigner, Marie-Elise Parent, Florence Menegaux, Geraldine Cancel-Tassin, Adam S Kibel, Eric A Klein, Phyllis J Goodman, Janet L Stanford, Bettina F Drake, Jennifer J Hu, Peter E Clark, Pascal Blanchet, Graham Casey, Anselm J M Hennis, Alexander Lubwama, Ian M Thompson, Robin J Leach, Susan M Gundell, Loreall Pooler, James L Mohler, Elizabeth T H Fontham, Gary J Smith, Jack A Taylor, Laurent Brureau, William J Blot, Richard Biritwum, Evelyn Tay, Ann Truelove, Shelley Niwa, Yao Tettey, Rohit Varma, Roberta McKean-Cowdin, Mina Torres, Mohamed Jalloh, Serigne Magueye Gueye, Lamine Niang, Olufemi Ogunbiyi, Michael Oladimeji Idowu, Olufemi Popoola, Akindele O Adebiyi, Oseremen I Aisuodionoe-Shadrach, Maxwell Nwegbu, Ben Adusei, Sunny Mante, Afua Darkwa-Abrahams, Edward D Yeboah, James E Mensah, Andrew Anthony Adjei, Halimatou Diop, Michael B Cook, Stephen J Chanock, Stephen Watya, Rosalind A Eeles, Charleston W K Chiang, Joseph Lachance, Timothy R Rebbeck, David V Conti, Christopher A Haiman

Time management for STEMM students during the continuing pandemic.
Sandra A Murray, Jamaine Davis, Haysetta D Shuler, Elsie C Spencer, Antentor Hinton