John T. Wilson

  • Vanderbilt University

    Two engineering faculty members named 2022 Chancellor Faculty Fellows

    Engineering professors John T. Wilson and Karl Zelik join 11 outstanding faculty members from across the university as the 2022 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The cohort comprises highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty. “Vanderbilt’s faculty drive the pathbreaking research and transformative education that set our university apart,” Chancellor Daniel Diermeier… Read More

    Jun. 15, 2022

  • Professor John Wilson

    Wilson awarded Komen breast cancer research grant

    An engineering professor has received financial support from Susan G. Komen for breast cancer research. His project is among 60 grants totaling $26 million awarded to researchers nationwide. Those initiatives are focused on improving outcomes for metastatic breast cancer, reducing disparities in survivorship and developing new, more effective treatments. John… Read More

    Sep. 25, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Research team documents potential new treatment path for breast cancer

    Immunotherapies that take off the “brakes” on the adaptive anti-tumor response have worked well in melanoma and lung cancer but less so in breast cancers. That could change. A Vanderbilt team led by John Wilson, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, and Rebecca Cook, associate professor of cell and… Read More

    Jan. 13, 2019

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

    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… Read More

    Jul. 5, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Wilson receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award

    John T. Wilson John T. Wilson, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development award. The five-year, $500,000 grant – Engineering Polymeric Nanomaterials for Programming Innate Immunity – will allow Wilson to develop new synthetic materials for “encoding” immunological messages and… Read More

    Apr. 4, 2016