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‘Alex’s Lemonade Stand’

PhD student wins summer grant to study potential vaccine for pediatric neuroblastoma

Jul. 5, 2017—A grant from cancer research nonprofit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation is allowing a Vanderbilt chemical engineering doctoral student to advance his research on a potential vaccine against pediatric neuroblastoma. Kyle Garland is spending his summer on a project titled Immunotherapeutic Targeting of the STING Pathway to Combat Neuroblastoma. He’s working with John Wilson, assistant professor...

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Wilson is ‘A’ Award grant recipient for neuroblastoma immunotherapy work

Feb. 17, 2016—John Wilson, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, recently was named an ‘A’ Award recipient by the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for developing a new class of therapeutic to “retrain” the immune system against neuroblastoma. The Vanderbilt University School of Engineering researcher is one of three promising young investigators nationwide to win three-year, $450,000 grants, selected...

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